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Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD's) are part of the Local Development Framework (LDF) which carry weight when the Council makes decisions on planning applications.

Supplementary Planning Document (SPD's) build and expand on existing policies in the adopted Core Strategy, Development Plan Documents (DPD's) and Area Action Plans (AAP's).

The Council have adopted a series of SPD'S to supplement the policies in the Local Plan.

Accessible Leeds SPD 

Advertising design guide (Adopted)

Biodiversity and waterfront development (Adopted)

City centre public realm contributions (To be confirmed)

Designing for community safety - a residential guide (Adopted)

Eastgate and Harewood Quarter (Adopted)

Holbeck, South Bank SPD (Adopted)​ (PDF 2.1MB)

Householder design guide (Adopted) (PDF 2.4MB)

Parking SPD (Adopted)

Public transport improvements and developer contributions (Adopted)

Street design guide (Adopted)

Sustainable design and construction - Building for Tomorrow Today (Adopted)

Tall buildings design guide (Adopted)

Travel plans (Adopted)

West Leeds Gateway (Adopted)​​​​​​​​

There are a number of Supplementary Planning Guidance documents that have been retained. These include Neighbourhood and Village Design Statements - see Related Pages as well as the topic based guides.

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