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Planning applications - privacy notice

View our latest privacy notice for providing you with a decision on your planning application.

How we use your information

Calderdale Council is registered with the information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018. The Council takes its responsibilities under the Act very seriously.

The information provided by you is collected purely for the purposes of providing you with a decision on your planning application. We need to collect this information in order to maintain an accurate register of planning applications. Completion of this form/sharing your information with us constitutes explicit consent from you for us to process your data for this purpose. Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

As part of the planning application process we share your information when we consult services, organisations and statutory bodies on your application. These include:

Internal services

  • Building Control
  • Business and Economy
  • Children & Young Peoples Service
  • Conservation Team
  • Corporate Health & Safety Team
  • Disabled Liaison Officer
  • Environmental Health
  • Highways Development Control
  • Housing Services
  • Lead Local Flood Authority
  • Neighbourhoods and Cohesion Team
  • Planning Policy
  • Regeneration Team
  • Registration & Licensing
  • Tourism

External organisations

  • Ancient Monuments Society
  • Bradford Metropolitan District Council
  • British Coal
  • British Transport Police
  • Calder Future
  • Canal & River Trust
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Council for British Archaeology
  • Council for the Protection of Rural England
  • Design Council
  • Environment Agency
  • Health & Safety Executive
  • Her Majesty’s Courts Service
  • Highways Agency
  • Historic England (Formerly English Heritage) - Conservation Team
  • Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport
  • Met Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • National Air Traffic Services
  • National Grid
  • National Planning Casework Unit
  • Natural England
  • Network Rail
  • Northern Gas Networks
  • Northern Powergrid
  • Parish and Town Councils
  • Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
  • SAVE Britain’s Heritage
  • Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
  • Sport England
  • The Churches Conservation Trust
  • The Garden Trust
  • The Georgian Group
  • Theatres Trust
  • Todmorden Civic Society
  • Twentieth Century Society
  • Victorian Society
  • West Yorkshire Archaeology Service
  • West Yorkshire Ecology
  • West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
  • West Yorkshire Police Access Liaison Officer
  • Yorkshire Ambulance Service
  • Yorkshire and Humber Assembly
  • Yorkshire Forward
  • Yorkshire Water Services

You have the right to see what information is held about you, to have inaccurate information corrected and to have information removed from our system unless we are required by law or a statutory purpose to keep it, by writing to:

You have the right to complain to the Data Protection Officer if you feel that your data has not been handled in accordance with the law. You can contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer at

Your name and contact details are recorded electronically on our system or in paper format to maintain up to date records. This information will be kept indefinitely, in line with the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, or until such time as the data is reviewed by us or removed at your request.

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