While the applicant does not need to apply for planning permission as a change of use, they are applying to make changes to the site, most significantly an entrance on Bilton Lane, opposite Bilton Grange School.
As an extract from the planning application: 14/02786/FUL | Alterations to elevations to include the removal of canopies to side and rear, the installation of one floor mounted condensing unit, 3 wall mounted air conditioning units, 2 doors, and access stairs and ramp with balustrade, erection of 2.4 metre high timber fence, formation of vehicular access, widening of dropped kerb and alterations to car parking to include delivery parking area. | The Skipton Skipton Road Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 4PS
The general public has an opportunity to comment on the proposed, both for and against. Comments can be made on-line, using the link below. There is a deadline of 5 September 2014 to make comment.
You will need to register to comment, but it simply asks for name, address and a password.
To see the plans for the site http://documents.harrogate.gov.uk/AnitePublicDocs/07912955.pdf