Our Planning committee met on Monday 12th February to discuss planning applications received in the period 1st Jan 2018 – 8th Feb 2018. The applications discussed and our comments were as follows:

Pontefract Civic Society reviews all planning applications posted on the WMDC planning portal, which meet the following criteria:

  • Applications which concern works on land or buildings within the conservation areas of Pontefract Castle, Pontefract Market Place, The Mount, and Button Park & Friarwood.
  • Applications which concern works on land or buildings within the boundary of Pontefract and the immediate surrounding areas, which may have an impact on local economic sustainability, public wellbeing or associated infrastructures (including highways, healthcare, schools & public transport links).
  • Applications which concern works to listed buildings or buildings on the local list.
  • Applications which concern works on land or buildings considered to have architectural, community or heritage value.

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