Decision details

York Northwest Planning Framework - Update on progress and draft Supplementary Planning Document for the former British Sugar/Manor School sites

Decision Maker: Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: In March this year Members agreed for the planning framework for York Northwest (YNW) to be provided by policies within the Core Strategy and the preparation of a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for each of the two strategic sites within the area, York Central and the former British Sugar site. The report outlines the strategic policy direction for the Core Strategy in respect of YNW and evidence work on overarching YNW issues. The report also outlines work to prepare the draft SPD and consultation plan for the former British Sugar site which are both attached as appendices to the report.

Members are asked to: Note the policies to be included within the Core Strategy and YNW evidence base work on Transport and Open Space. Members will be asked to approve the draft SPD for the former British Sugar site for public consultation and to approve the accompanying consultation plan.


RESOLVED: (i)         That the former British Sugar / Manor School draft SPD, Sustainability Appraisal report and Consultation Plan (appendices 4, 5 and 6) be approved for public consultation purposes.


REASON:      To ensure that the opportunity is given for public comments and input, which can then be taken into account before a revised draft of the SPD is prepared and brought back to Members.


                        (ii)        That authority be delegated to the Director of City Strategy, in consultation with the Executive Member and Opposition Spokesperson for City Strategy, to approve the content of the consultation documents.


REASON:      To ensure that Members’ comments are included in the documents for public consultation.


                        (iv)       That the Director of City Strategy be requested to report on the progress of application for ERDF funding for the scheme.


REASON:      In view of the confirmation given by the EU Commission that an application could be made for ERDF funding for the pilot buildings.

Report author: Sue Houghton

Publication date: 16/11/2010

Date of decision: 16/11/2010

Decided at meeting: 16/11/2010 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Effective from: 19/11/2010

Accompanying Documents:


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