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Decision details

City of York Council response to consultation on Selby District Council ‘Pre-submission Publication Local Plan consultation’

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 proposed response to the formal consultation on the Selby District Council pre-submission Publication Local Plan.

The Executive Member will be asked to agree a response to be submitted to the consultation of behalf of the Council.


Resolved: That the response to the Selby District Council for the formal consultation on the pre-submission Selby District Local Plan be agreed and submitted, including:

a. Objections to the evidence base regarding transport impacts to CYC.

b. Concerns about the approach to education provision and the potential impact to CYC students.

c. Concerns regarding the deliverability of the Heronby allocation given the lack of evidence on the site’s viability.

d. Objection to the selection of Heronby as the site for a new settlement when assessed against the two other preferred options and, more specifically, against Church Fenton.

e. Objection to the level of engagement SDC has had with CYC in developing the evidence base and on strategic matters that cross administrative boundaries with regard to the significant adverse impacts the allocation of Heronby would have on CYC under Duty to Cooperate.


Reason: CYC has been formally consulted under Regulation 19 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Report author: Kirstin Clow

Publication date: 25/10/2022

Date of decision: 25/10/2022

Decided at meeting: 25/10/2022 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Effective from: 28/10/2022

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