Development Plan Panel
Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: Remote

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 pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To agree the minutes of the meetings held Tuesday 3rd November 2020, and Friday 11th December 2020, as a correct record.


Additional documents:


Local Plan Update pdf icon PDF 329 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer provides the latest update on the LPU and provides Panel members with the emerging position on possible future policy approaches within the LPU on topics that have so far not been considered. Topics include flood risk, sustainable infrastructure (including HS2, digital connectivity, mass transit and Leeds Bradford Airport) and strategic place-making.  Information is set out within the main body of the report including relevant policy background, possible future policy approaches and questions to be raised at consultation.


It is then proposed to bring together the draft consultation material together, in time for the March meeting of Development Plan Panel.


Additional documents:


Open consultation - Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure and changes to permitted development rights pdf icon PDF 251 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer considers a current Government consultation in relation to 3 areas of the planning process. The consultation focuses on three main areas;

  Supporting housing delivery through a new national permitted development right for the change of use from the Commercial, Business and Service use class to residential.

  Supporting public service infrastructure through the planning system.

  Consolidation and simplification of existing permitted development rights


For each of these 3 areas a number of questions are set out for consultation response. This report provides a summary of each of the 3 areas, with an overall response. Appendix 1 lists consultation questions and detailed responses. 



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as Tuesday 2nd March 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.