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Policy evidence

Access evidence and background documents for specific policies of the Craven Local Plan

SD1: The Presumption in Favour of Sustainable Development

  • Not applicable


SD2: Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change


SP1: Meeting Housing Need


SP2: Economic Activity and Business Growth


SP3: Housing Mix and Density


SP4: Spatial Strategy and Housing Growth


SP5 to SP11 (strategies for Tier 1 to 4 settlements)


SP12: Infrastructure, Strategy and Development Delivery


ENV1: Countryside and Landscape


ENV2: Heritage


ENV3: Good Design


ENV4: Biodiversity


ENV5: Green Infrastructure


ENV6: Flood Risk


ENV7: Land and Air Quality


ENV8: Water Resources, Water Quality and Groundwater


ENV9: Renewable and Low Carbon Energy


ENV10: Local Green Space


ENV11: The Leeds & Liverpool Canal


ENV12: Footpaths, Bridleways, Byways and Cycle Routes


ENV13: Green Wedges


H1: Specialist Housing for Older People


H2: Affordable Housing


H3: Gypsies, Travellers, Showmen and Roma


EC1: Employment and Economic Development and
EC2: Safeguarding Existing Employment Areas


EC3: Rural Economy

  • Not applicable


EC4: Tourism

  • Not applicable


EC4A: Tourism-Led Development at Bolton Abbey


EC4B: Tourism Development Commitment at Hellifield

  • Not applicable


EC5: Town, District and Local Centres and
EC5A: Residential Use in Town and Village Centres


INF1: Planning Obligations

  • Not applicable


INF2: Community Facilities and Social Spaces


INF3: Sport, Open Space and Recreation Facilities


INF4: Parking Provision


INF5: Community Infrastructure


INF6: Education Provision


INF7: Sustainable Transport and Highways