Development Plan Panel
Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 1.30 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Natasha Prosser 0113 3788021 

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 341 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held 15th October 2019.



Climate Emergency and Planning pdf icon PDF 252 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer provides Members with an update on the developing work programme for the Planning, Energy and Buildings Working Group which advises the Climate Emergency Advisory Committee (CEAC) and how this has key links with the work programme of DPP. The report provides background on the current national and local policy framework, largely provided by the Leeds Local Plan and sets out the work programme for how planning can help achieve the Council’s ambitious targets by 2030.


(Report attached)




Transport Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) pdf icon PDF 244 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer provides an update on the contents of the Transport SPD, and the Development Plan Panel are invited to provide comments, as part of the consultation period. The report highlights that the SPD review has taken place over a couple of years and it is essential to move this forward to give certainty to those implementing the policies. 


(Report attached)



Implementation of Core Strategy Policy H4 - Housing Mix pdf icon PDF 293 KB

The report of the Chief Planning provides the Panel with an overview on the effectiveness of the Council’s housing mix policy and its implementation. The report highlights that the implementation note will provide more clarity on the interpretation and application of Policy H4, with the aim of achieving the housing mix need requirement across the city and provides up-to-date evidence in support of the policy itself. 


(Report attached)



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as 17th December at 13:30.


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.