Get involved - PLAN Selby Pool of Sites consultation

You have four weeks left to take part in the PLAN Selby Pool of Sites consultation.

We are consulting about possible sites for development to meet Selby’s need for homes, jobs and shops in the future, known as ‘allocations’. These will allow the Council to properly plan for development, involve the local community in planning decisions and help other organisations decide where they need to invest in services and infrastructure.

Everyone is welcome to comment on the Pool of Sites consultation which includes all possible sites that could be included in the resulting Site Allocations Local Plan. It shares current thinking about potential sites and asks for views on them – and it is also the last opportunity to suggest new sites.

The consultation closes on 27 November and full details are available here.

A number of organisations and individuals have been invited to respond as well as parish councils, local groups and infrastructure bodies such as those responsible for highways, water and education provisions.

There is still a chance to take part in a consultation event:

  • 7 November  Western Community Engagement Forum Sherburn Library 6.30pm
  • 7 November Tadcaster Town Council The Ark Tadcaster 7.00pm
  • 8 November Exhibition at Sherburn White Rose FC 3-7pm
  • 13 November Tadcaster and Villages Partnership Board The Ark Tadcaster 7.00pm
  • 14 November Exhibition at Drax Social Club 3.7pm
  • 20 November  Exhibition at Eggborough Sports and Social Club 3-7pm

If you can’t attend an event you can still find out more here  or ask to see the pool of sites document at your local library or at Access Selby.

You can also talk to officers on Wednesdays up to 23 November at Access Selby or call the Planning Policy Team on 01757 292034.

Lead councillor for Place Shaping, Cllr John Mackman, said, “The purpose of the consultation is to ensure everyone has an opportunity to be involved in developing the detailed approach and helping decide exactly which sites are included in the plan. But it’s important to remember no decisions have yet been made about any sites.

“The responses we receive will inform which sites go into the Site Allocations Local Plan, which is why we need as many people as possible to get involved in the consultation.”