Notice of a public meeting of


Planning Committee A



Councillors Crawshaw (Chair), Fisher (Vice-Chair), Ayre, Hollyer, Kelly, Merrett, Nelson, Steels-Walshaw, Steward, Waudby and Whitcroft



Thursday, 8 February 2024



2.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)








1.          Declarations of Interest 

(Pages 1 - 2)


At this point in the meeting, Members and co-opted members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest, or other registerable interest, they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.


An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.


[Please see attached sheet for further guidance for Members].




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 14)


To approve and sign the minutes of the last Planning Committee A meeting held on 18 January 2024.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


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 meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday 6 February 2023.


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4.          Plans List 



This item invites Members to determine the following planning applications:




a)           BHE Self Storage, Self Storage Facility, Lambshill Towthorpe Moor Lane, Strensall, York [23/02117/FUL] 

(Pages 15 - 52)


Change of use of agricultural land to the siting of 104 storage containers (use class B8) - retrospective (resubmission) [Strensall Ward]



b)          Agricultural Land to the South of Low Moor Lane, Hessay, York [23/00626/FULM] 

(Pages 53 - 100)


Installation of a solar farm and associated infrastructure, including control station, DNO substation, access tracks, inverters and other auxiliary infrastructure [Rural West Ward]



c)           Limetrees, 31 Shipton Road, Clifton, York YO30 5RE [23/01217/FULM] 

(Pages 101 - 180)


Erection of 60no. bed care home (Use Class C2) with associated parking, landscaping and access following the demolition of existing buildings and the creation of new sports pitches for use by York Sports Club [Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Ward]



d)          York Central, Leeman Road, York [23/01494/REMM] 

(Pages 181 - 272)


Reserved matters application for layout, scale, appearance, landscaping and access for the creation of a new public realm with associated infrastructure and landscaping and alterations to the existing road network pursuant to outline planning permission 18/01884/OUTM [Holgate Ward]



5.          Urgent Business 



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




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