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Proposed new development at Matlkiln (Hammerton/Cattal area) - HBC consultation - have your say ... 
Harrogate Borough Council is holding a six week consultation from Monday 3 October to 4:30pm on Monday 14 November 2022 on the Draft New Settlement Development Plan Document (DPD) for Maltkiln (around the Hammerton/Cattal area). 
Click to visit the Planning Policy Consultation Portal, view and respond to the consultation. 
Following earlier stages of consultation and engagement we have prepared a Draft New Settlement Development Plan Document (DPD) for Maltkiln which sets out an ambitious thirty year vision and policy framework to guide how it is designed and developed. This includes the boundary, nature and form of the new settlement. 
We are consulting on 
The pre-submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) DPD (Regulation 19) 
And the following consultation documents 
Equality Assessment 
Habitats Regulations Assessment 
Sustainability Appraisal 
To view the documents and respond to the current consultation please visit or you can access the Consultation Portal via the website at 
The documents are presented on an easy to navigate online viewer and are available to download as a pdf. In addition to the above you will also find supporting documents and background papers which are available to view and download as a pdf. 
Representations at this stage should be made on the legal and procedural compliance of the Development Plan Document (DPD), the soundness of the DPD, and whether the DPD is in conformity with the Duty to Cooperate. 
Please refer to the guidance 'Commenting on the Development Plan Document' when preparing representations. This can be viewed at and at
The easiest way to submit comments is via the Consultation Portal, however if you chose to submit your comments in writing a comment form can be downloaded from the website or collected from the following locations where hard copies of the documents are available to view 
The Civic Centre, St Lukes Mount, Harrogate, HG1 2AE 
Harrogate Library, Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 1EG 
Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG 
Knaresborough Library, 40 Market Place, Knaresborough, HG5 8AG 
Boroughbridge Library, 17 St James Square, Boroughbridge, YO51 9AR 
Poppleton Library, The Village, Upper Poppleton, YO26 6JT 
While we encourage comments to be submitted via the Consultation Portal, comment forms may still be submitted via email to or by letter to  
Policy and Place Team, Place-shaping and Economic Growth, Harrogate Borough Council, PO Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW 
Anonymous comments without a name and address will not be accepted. All comments will be recorded and published on the Consultation Portal, alongside the name of the person or organisation making the comment. Your address and email address will not be shown but will be stored in our database and used to notify you of future planning policy consultations. Please specify if you do not wish to be notified of future consultations. 
Following the consultation, the Development Plan Document will be submitted, together with the individual representations received, to the Secretary of State for the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, who will appoint an independent Inspector to conduct an Examination in Public. 
You have been sent this email as you have either previously requested to be kept informed of upcoming consultations on planning policy documents, or your organisation has been identified as a relevant consultation body as described by the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) Regulations 2012. 
If the contact details are no longer correct or you no longer wish to be consulted on planning documents in the future you can update your preferences in the Consultation Portal or contact the Policy and Place Team at 
Please note that the deadline for submitting representations is 4:30pm on Monday 14 November 2022 
If you have any queries please contact the Planning Policy Team on 01423 500600 or email 
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