Decision details

Section 278 highway works associated with development of two units (use classes E(c)(iii), B2 and B8) with car parking and other associated works)

Reference: D55250

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) Noted the detail of the highway works provided in paragraphs 1-4 of this report and as shown on the plan included at Appendix 3 of this report;
b) Gave authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developers under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by the developers at the developers’ expense under Leeds City Council’s supervision;

c) Gave authority to request the City Solicitor to advertise a draft Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to provide ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ restrictions in the vicinity of the proposed access as shown on the plan included at Appendix 3 of this report; and if no valid objections are received, to make seal and implement the Orders as advertised; and

d) Gave authority to incur capital expenditure of £15,000, consisting of £10,000 legal costs and £ 5,000 staff costs, all to be fully rechargeable to the developer through the Minor Section 278 Agreement. These are subject to estimated costs.

Wards Affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood;

Contact: Gordon Maclay, Travel Planning Co-ordinator 0113 37 88090 Email:

Publication date: 10/05/2022

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