Notice of a public meeting of


Planning Committee



Councillors Cullwick (Chair), Pavlovic (Vice-Chair), Ayre, Barker, D'Agorne, Daubeney, Doughty, Douglas, Fenton, Fitzpatrick, Hollyer, Kilbane, Warters, Lomas and Fisher






Becky Eades (Head of Development Services)

Gareth Arnold (Development Manager)

Victoria Bell, Hannah Blackburn, Tim Goodall and Jonathan Kenyon (Development Management Officers)

Helene Vergereau (Principal Development Control Engineer, Planning)

Heidi Lehane (Senior Solicitor, Planning)

Sandra Branigan (Senior Solicitor)



Thursday, 9 July 2020




10.30 am




Remote Meeting







Please note there will be no site visits ahead of this meeting.




1.         Declarations of Interest 


At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.         Minutes  (Pages 1 - 24)


To approve the minutes of the meetings of the Planning Committee held on 12 March 2020 and 11 June 2020.




3.         Public Participation 


At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered their wish to speak can do so.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.

The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday, 7 July


Under current Standing Orders for remote meetings of the Planning Committee, members of the public can speak only on the matters or applications to be considered by the Committee at the meeting.


To register, please contact Democratic Services on the details at the foot of this agenda.  You will then be advised on the procedures for dialling into the remote meeting.


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4.         Plans List 


This item invites Members to determine the following planning applications:


[Presentation slides on all of these applications are attached at the end of the agenda papers]




a)         Spark York, Piccadilly, York [20/00561/FUL]  (Pages 25 - 44)


Application to vary Condition 2 of permitted application 17/00274/FUL to extend the duration of the permission to 31.3.2022.




b)         Axcel Group Limited, 36 - 44 Piccadilly, York YO1 9NX [19/02293/FULM]  (Pages 45 - 98)


Major Full Application for the erection of a 5 storey hotel with additional plant storey (168 Bedrooms) fronting onto Piccadilly, with ancillary restaurant, landscaping and retention of the Banana Warehouse facade.




c)         North Selby Mine, New Road, Deighton, York YO19 6EZ [19/00078/OUTM]  (Pages 99 - 144)


Outline application for redevelopment of the former North Selby Mine site to a leisure development comprising a range of touring caravan and static caravans with associated facilities (revised scheme).




5.         Urgent Business 


Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.





Democratic Services – contact details


Democracy Officer – Angela Bielby

·        Telephone: 01904 552599

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·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

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·        Copies of reports and

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