Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Angela Bielby  Democracy Officer

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Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.


Public Participation

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Friday 6 September 2019. Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the Executive Member’s remit.


To register to speak please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be filmed and webcast, or recorded, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission.  The broadcast can be viewed at or, if recorded, this will be uploaded onto the Council’s website following the meeting.


Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting.  Anyone wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting should contact the Democracy Officers (contact details are at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.


The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present.  It can be viewed at





Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 14 August 2019.


Making York Central Work for the Local Economy - Brief to the York Central Master Developer pdf icon PDF 217 KB

This report sets out a brief to the master developers of the York Central site on the aspirations of the Council as a key York Central partner, identifying some basic principles on what it hopes will be achieved in terms of the mix of business space, the range of occupiers who will bring their businesses to York and the environmental characteristics that the city needs.


Resolved: That;

a)   The Brief to the Master Developers be endorsed and that officers and Members seek to influence the Council’s partners to seek the realisation of this vision through the careful choice of investors, developers and occupiers for the York Central site and the demonstration of benefit to all residents with a wide range of employment including social enterprises and small businesses.


b)   The Leader of the Council be requested to write to the Government to seek exemption for York from permitted development rights for the conversion of offices to housing and hotel uses.


c)   Reports on the future Industrial Strategy, Reserved Matters process and Sustainability be provided to the Executive Member.


Reason:     To support inclusive and sustainable economic growth in York.



Publication of the Planning Enforcement Register Online pdf icon PDF 289 KB

This report presents proposals to publish the updated Planning Enforcement Register online to enable easier public access to the information that it contains.


Resolved: That;

a)   The publication of the Planning Enforcement Register online be approved


b)   A six month update on the working of the online Planning Enforcement Register and outstanding enforcement cases be reported to the Executive Member


Reason:     To ensure that the Local Planning complies with its duty under section 188 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and article 43 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure (England) order 2015)



Urgent Business

Any other business which the Executive Member considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.


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