What is the Site Allocations Plan?
The Site Allocations Plan will identify sites to ensure that sufficient land is available in appropriate locations to meet the growth targets set out in the Core Strategy. The Plan is a key document in the Local Plan (or Local Development Framework) for Leeds in identifying specific allocations for housing, employment, retail and greenspace from 2012 to 2028
What has been done so far?
The plan has to go through various stages in its preparation.
Issues and Options stage
- Public consultation on the Issues and Options took place from June to July 2013.
- Received over 7,000 representations (objections or support for sites) in the consultation.
- A report on the public consultation was presented to Development Plan Panel in December 2013. To access the Site Allocations Plan - Issues and Options consultation material see the related pages section.
Publication Draft Consultation
The Site Allocations Plan Publication Draft was subject to formal public consultation for 8 weeks from 22 September until 16 November 2015. To access the Site Allocations Plan - Publication consultation material see the related pages section.
Publication Draft Plan Consultation - This consultation is now closed. The period of public consultation was 22 September until 5pm 16 November 2015
Pre-Submission Consultation – June 2016
Submission to the Secretary of State – December 2016
Examination in Public - (date set by the Planning Inspectorate) – Spring 2017
After Examination, the Inspector may suggest further modifications. If so, these will need to be consulted on for a further minimum 6 weeks.
Await the Inspector’s Report
Plan Adoption – Winter 2017