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Decision details

Permitted Development Rights for Solar Panel

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 of Report: To outline the permitted development right for solar panels in terms of the planning regulations.

The Executive Member is asked to note the report.


Resolved: That;


                             i.        The City of York Council support steps to reduce

carbon emissions within this city;

                            ii.        The content of the report be noted and that officers continue to review options for suitable products for solar power in conservation areas and on historic buildings and to update the council website accordingly and take appropriate steps to publicise changes to permitted developments;

                          iii.        Comments made at this meeting be included in consultation on the Carbon Reduction, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Design and Construction SPD.


Reason:     To recognise the importance of the commitment to tackle climate change and maintain transparency to the public, and the feed comments made at the meeting into ongoing SPD’s.



Report author: Mark Baldry

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

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