Development Plan Panel - Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

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


Minutes - 19 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 162 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting held Tuesday 19th January 2021, as a correct record.



Leeds Site Allocations Plan (SAP) - Submission of 39 Proposed Main Modifications to the Leeds SAP for reconsideration by the Secretary of State pdf icon PDF 415 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Planning Officer that seeks endorsement from Panel Members to recommend to Council that the 37 proposed Main Modifications to the remitted part of the Site Allocations Plan be submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination.




Additional documents:


Leeds Local Plan Update - Public Consultation on the Scope of the Plan pdf icon PDF 368 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer provides the draft material for the forthcoming Local Plan Update public consultation and sets out the proposed scope for the Local Plan Update, with a focus on new or revised planning policy to help further address the climate emergency. The report seeks endorsement to commence consultation on the proposed scope of the Local Plan Update contained within the consultation documents at Appendix 1 and 2.


(Report attached)


Additional documents:


Government Consultation on Changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and National Model Design Code (NMDC) pdf icon PDF 334 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer informs Members of the Government’s consultation on changes to the National Planning Policy Framework. The NPPF text has been revised in response to the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission (BBBBC) ‘Living with Beauty’ with additional changes to the text of the NPPF following on from the Government’s White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation 2020. The report sets out an initial draft response to the changes proposed.


(Report attached)



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as Tuesday 11th May 2021, at 1:30 pm.


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.