Some online services will be unavailable this weekend

We will be carrying out work to some of our IT systems on 19 and 20 September 2014 which will affect the availability of some of our online systems, including viewing planning applications online Further information about online services that will be unavailable

Background Reports

In order to make Strategic Planning sound and reflective of local issues, the Council has prepared a number of background reports and studies. Links to all of the Council's background reports are available on the the righthand side of this page but below are some of the more frequently requested documents listed by topic:


Town Centres and Employment




Paper copies of evidence documents may be purchased by contacting the planning policy team on 01858 828282. Please note that these documents carry a  relatively high production cost; they are large and frequently contain coloured maps and plans and, as a result, are expensive to copy.

Further details regarding Harborough District Council's Local Development Framework.