Supplementary Planning Guidance provides a more detailed explanation of how the Unitary Development Plan can be practically implemented when designing developments.
The following Supplementary planning guidance documents are available to download:
City Centre Urban Design Strategy(PDF, 47MB)
Development of Self-Contained Flats(PDF, 62KB)
Greening the Built Edge(PDF, 1.2MB)
Greenspace Relating to New Housing Development
Leisure Developments and Other Key Town Centre Uses
Neighbourhoods for Living(PDF, 14.3MB)
Neighbourhoods for Living Memorandum August 2015 (PDF, 14.1MB)
Section 106 Contributions for School Provision(PDF, 130KB)
Shop Front Security Design Aid(PDF, 1.3MB)
Shops and Shop Fronts Design Aid(PDF, 1.7MB)
Sustainable Drainage Guidance(PDF, 2.1MB)
Policy H5 of the Core Strategy sets the principle that new Affordable Housing in Leeds should be made affordable enough for households on lower quartile and lower decile earnings. Affordable benchmark figures set the price that housing developers sell affordable dwellings to Registered Providers (RPs). See the Affordable Housing Benchmarks update for details.
Guidance for noise and vibration
This document provides guidance for assessing impact on amenity from new development. It is relevant to environmental or acoustic professionals, planning officers and applicants for planning permission.
Planning and design for health and wellbeing
2014 Planning a Healthy City report
External link, the Planning and Design for Health and Wellbeing group has been working to influence the built environment. Through well-designed layouts and landscape, our goal is to ensure that housing and the built environment provides the best potential for happy, healthy communities.
Area specific planning guidance
These planning frameworks and statements promote regeneration and development in specific areas of the city. If you are planning a development in one of these areas we would encourage you to look at these documents before submitting any applications.