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:
- The first stage was the Issues and Options.
- 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 previous Site Allocations Plan - Issues and Options consultation material see the related pages section.
Next Stage - Publication Draft Consultation
The Site Allocations Plan Publication Draft, is now subject to formal public consultation from September until 5pm 16 November 2015. There will be a number of drop-in sessions within different communities across the district, for events near you see Drop in Timetable. Information will also be available at One Stop Centres and Libraries.
Use the links below to view current consultation documents on the proposed sites and submit comments on the plan.
Publication Draft Plan Consultation -22 September - 16 November 2015
After consultation, if the Council decides to make any modifications, these will need to be consulted on for a further minimum 6 weeks.
Submission to the Secretary of State - Date to be confirmed
Examination in Public - (date set by the Planning Inspectorate) -Date to be confirmed
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 - Date to be confirmed