Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.

Decision details

Supplementary Planning Documents Update

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of report: To provide an update on Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) prioritised to support the emerging Local Plan, including Affordable Housing, Green-Blue Infrastructure and a new Carbon Reduction and Renewable Energy SPD.

The Executive Member will be asked to:
• Note progress to date
• Agree scope/ project plan for the delivery of the Green-Blue Infrastructure and Carbon Reduction SPDs.
• Note Affordable Housing policy position and implications following changes to national policy.

Decision:

Resolved: That;

 

                             i.        The progress of the Supplementary Planning Documents be noted;

                            ii.        The scope of the Green Infrastructure SPD be endorsed to allow the draft document to progress;

                          iii.        The scope of the Carbon Reduction, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Design and Construction SPD be endorsed, to allow the document to progress as the next priority SPD.

 

Reason:     So that work on interim draft Supplementary Planning Documents can be progressed prior to adoption of the York Local Plan.

 

                          iv.        A report be taken to the Local Plan Working Group and Executive regarding the production of an Affordable Housing SPD and the implications of national policy changes.

 

Reason:     So that Members are aware of potential implications of the NPPF (2019) on affordable housing policy and consequential implications for the production of an SPD.

 

                           v.        A future report on Green-blue Infrastructure Strategy be taken to Executive to endorse the scope, timetable, and resources required for a GBI strategy and action plan.

 

Reason:     So that work on a draft GBI strategy and action plan can commence.

 

                          vi.        A response to the government’s consultation on whether to implement changes to Part L of the Building Regulations be taken to a joint Decision Session of the Executive Members for Environment and Climate change, and Economy and Strategic Planning.

 

Reason:     So that the Council can submit a formal response to the Government led consultation on Building Regulations.

 

Report author: Alison Cooke

Publication date: 18/10/2019

Date of decision: 17/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/10/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Effective from: 22/10/2019

Accompanying Documents:

 

Feedback
Back to the top of the page