Joint Plans Panel
Thursday, 11th July, 2019 1.30 pm

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

Contact: Debbie Oldham  Tel: 0113 3788656

No. Item


Election of the Chair

To formally nominate the Chair for the meeting



Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure 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 those 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 circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)



Declarations 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 - 29th November 2018 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 29th November 2018 as a correct record.


End of year performance report pdf icon PDF 142 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer covers planning performance and activity for the period April 2018- March 2019.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Public Speaking Protocol and Guide to Pre Application Presentations pdf icon PDF 221 KB

The report of the Chief Planning Officer requests Members consideration on changes to the Public Speaking Protocol and Protocol for Pre Applications Presentations at the Plans Panel meetings and is part of the Chief Planning Officers consultation with the Joint Plans Panel.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Update on the Site Allocations Plan and Core Strategy Selective Review pdf icon PDF 340 KB

The purpose of this report submitted by the Chief Officer is to provide an update regarding the preparation of the SAP and the CSSR, as part of the Leeds Local Plan.


(Report attached)


Planning and Design for Health and Well-Being pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The report of the Chief Officer sets out the context and background of Planning and Design for Health and Wellbeing (PDHW); the establishment of a cross Directorate officer working group involving colleagues in Planning, Design, Highways, Public Health, Active Leeds and Parks and Countryside; the work that this group has undertaken  to date and future actions.


(Report attached)


Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of Joint Plans Panel will be on Thursday 14th November 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.