At a Full Council meeting on Monday 27 July 2022 it was resolved that the planning committee becomes a planning working group, meeting by Zoom to discuss Parish Council Notifications, with delegated powers granted to the Clerk for a further six months to send responses to HBC on behalf of Town Council. 

Planning Committee

9 Jan 23

6 Feb 23

6 Mar 23

3 Apr 23

8 May 23

Planning Information

The Town Council is consulted by Harrogate Borough Council on every planning application for the Town/Parish.


Please click here for the Plain English Guide to the Planning System

Harrogate Borough Council is the planning authority and manages the whole process of planning. Knaresborough Town Council makes observations or objections which Harrogate then considers. Please note that Harrogate Borough Council makes the final decision on all planning applications within Knaresborough.

All planning applications to be considered by Knaresborough Town Council are included in the Agenda for each Council meeting. If you have any comments or queries regarding planning applications please contact the Town Clerk on


Harrogate Borough Council Planning Pages