Development Plan Panel
Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 1.30 pm

Venue: Remote meeting

Contact: Natasha Prosser 0113 3788021 

Link: to view the meeting

No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)


(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)


Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


  RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:


Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration.


(The special circumstance shall be specified in the minutes).


Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct


Apologies for Absence


Planning White Paper pdf icon PDF 188 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Planning Officer that invites Members to comment on the draft responses to the White Paper set out in Appendix 1. The paper provides responses to the proposals and consultation questions set by the Government but also makes a number of wider points, beyond the set consultation questions. Members’ views are necessary in order to inform a Leeds City Council response to the Government’s White Paper on the reform of the Planning System.


Additional documents:


Government Consultation on Changes to the Planning System pdf icon PDF 527 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Planning Officer that informs Members of the consultation on changes to the planning system that concerns the standard method of calculating housing requirements, affordable housing (introduction of First Homes and raising the size thresholds of eligible sites) and extending the Permission in Principle option to major development. Appendix 1 sets out the full City Council response.



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as Tuesday 3rd November 2020 at 1.30 p.m.


Third Party Recording


Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts named on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties– code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.