Development Plan Panel - Tuesday, 26th September, 2023 1.30 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR. View directions

Contact: Toby Russell, 0113 3786980 

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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 Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To receive and consider the attached minutes of the previous meeting held on the 18th of July 2023.


Local Plan Update 1 (Pre-Submission Changes Consultation) pdf icon PDF 489 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Chief Planning Officer, outlining that following detailed consideration of consultation responses to the Publication draft policies of the Local Plan Update, a range of changes are proposed to the draft policies before the Plan is submitted to the Secretary of State. The report requests endorsement of the revised Local Plan Update 1 Draft policies and a recommendation to Executive Board to approve further public consultation on this pre-submission draft as well as accompanying consultation documentation.

Additional documents:


Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: consultation on implementation of plan-making reforms pdf icon PDF 362 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Chief Planning Officer which outlines the proposals by the Government, which are presently out for consultation between 25 July to 18 October 2023, on implementation of plan-making reforms. Plan-making sets out the planning strategy and priorities for an area and is used to help decide on planning applications and other planning related decisions.



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as the 14th of November 2023 at 1:30pm.

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.

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