Development Plan Panel - Thursday, 9th September, 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 Interests

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


Apologies for Absence


Minutes - 6 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held Tuesday 6th July 2021, as a correct record.



Leeds Local Plan Update - Consultation Progress ('Your Neighbourhood, Your City, Your Planet') pdf icon PDF 498 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer provides Members of the Development Plan Panel with an update on the Local Plan Update Regulation 18 consultation, prior to receiving a full report after the consultation closes on 13th September.


(Report attached)



Revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and National Model Design Code (NMDC) - July 2021 pdf icon PDF 576 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer informs Members of the Development Plan Panel of the Government’s revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the new National Model Design Code (NMDC), both published on 20th July 2021.


(Report attached)



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as Tuesday 2nd November 2021 at 1.30 pm.


Guidance for Attending Meetings in Civic Hall, Leeds pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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.