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, 7 March 2024



4.30 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 - 32)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Planning Committee A meetings held on 18 January 2024 and 8 February 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.


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4.          Plans List 



This item invites Members to determine the following planning applications:




a)           St Peters School, Clifton YO30 6AB [22/02288/FULM] 

(Pages 33 - 80)


Erection of floodlit hockey pitch and tennis/netball courts, cricket nets, resurfacing and floodlighting to existing hockey pitch and associated access, car parking, coach drop-off, storage and landscaping [Clifton Ward]




b)          Enterprise Rent-a-car, 15 Foss Islands Road, York YO31 7UL [23/01647/FULM] 

(Pages 81 - 134)


Erection of 3, 4, and 5 storey student accommodation building with associated car parking and access following demolition of existing buildings [Guildhall Ward]



5.          British Sugar Corporation Ltd, Plantation Drive, York [23/02302/FUL] 

(Pages 135 - 172)


Variation of conditions of permitted application 15/00524/OUTM to alter green infrastructure, increase building heights, updates to detailed configuration of proposed Main Street access road, alterations to the drainage strategy and updates to approved illustrative phasing plan [Acomb Ward]




6.          Urgent Business 



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




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