Craven District Council

Craven District Council

Previous planning policy work

An archive of superseded work that provides historical background to our current work

Local Development Framework

The local development framework (LDF) system of plan-making preceded the current local plan system.


Regional spatial strategy (2008)

The RSS was revoked on 22nd February 2013 and is no longer part of Craven's development plan:

Core strategy preferred option (2007)

Summary of outcome:


Consultation documents:


Issues & options (2006)

Consultation responses:


Consultation documents:


LDF conference (2005)


Sustainability appraisal

Sustainability appraisal documents:

Retail analysis and town centre health checks

This 2004 study has been superseded by an updated retail and leisure study (with health checks), which was completed in 2016 and is available on our Planning policy facts & figures web-page. An archive copy is kept here, but is no longer in use. (Please note that Appendix 1 maps are not available to download, but can be provided on request.)





Cross Hills:






Smaller centres:


Sports, open space and recreation facilities assessment

This 2004 assessment has been superseded by an updated playing pitch, open space and built facilities study, which was completed in 2016. Archive copies kept here are no longer in use: