Issue - meetings
Minutes of Working Groups
This report presents the minutes of recent meetings of the Local Development Framework Working Group and asks Members to consider the advice given by the Group in its capacity as an advisory body to the Executive; in particular, its recommendation in respect of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Article 4 Directions.
- Annex A LDF Minutes of 13 December 2010, item 153 PDF 52 KB
- Annex B LDF Draft minutes of 10 January 2011, item 153 PDF 64 KB
- Annex C - LDFWG Student Housing Report, item 153 PDF 1 MB
- Annex C1and C2, item 153 PDF 19 MB
- Annex C3 and C4, item 153 PDF 2 MB
- Annex D Minutes of Working Groups, item 153 PDF 381 KB
RESOLVED: That the recommendations made by the LDF Working Group at their meetings on 13 December 2010 and 10 January 2011 be approved.
REASON: In accordance with the requirements of the Council’s Constitution in relation to the role of Working Groups and with regard to the reasons given by the LDFWG for their recommendations.
Members considered a report which presented the minutes of the meetings of the Local Development Framework Working Group (LDFWG) held on 13 December 2010 and 10 January 2011. The minutes were attached as Annexes A and B to the report.
Attention was drawn in particular to the recommendations contained in Minute 27 of the meeting on 13 December and Minutes 31 and 32 of the meeting on 10 January, as summarised below:
Minute 27, Annex A (Towards a York Economic Vision) – to approve the vision document for further stakeholder and public consultation.1
Minute 31, Annex B (Houses in Multiple Occupation and Article 4 Directions – to progress the implementation of a city-wide Article 4 Direction, covering the main urban area, and for Officers to continue working with stakeholders to establish detailed planning guidance and consider ways of mitigating the effects of concentrations of short-term lets on local neighbourhoods. The original report to the LDFWG on this item was attached as Annex C. 2
Minute 32, Annex B (Biodiversity Audit) – to approve the Biodiversity Audit for publication as part of the LDF evidence base and approve the list of sites in Appendix 1 for formal recognition as Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation. 3
With regard to the comments made under Public Participation in respect of Minute 31, the Chair noted that, should the recommendation be approved, there would be a formal consultation period of 12 months during which stakeholders’ concerns could be discussed. He hoped that those who had made submissions to date would continue to take part in these discussions.
Having noted the comments of the Labour Group Spokespersons on this item, it was
RESOLVED: That the recommendations made by the LDF Working Group at their meetings on 13 December 2010 and 10 January 2011 be approved. 1-3
REASON: In accordance with the requirements of the Council’s Constitution in relation to the role of Working Groups and having regard to the reasons given by the LDFWG for their recommendations.