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).

Recently Adopted SPD's - Update August 2018

The City Council adopted the East Leeds Extension Development Framework Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) on 23 August 2018.

East Leeds Extension Development Framework SPD(PDF 18MB)

Adoption Statement(PDF 33KB)

Consultation Statement(PDF 4MB)

The City Council adopted the South Bank Leeds Regeneration Framework Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) on 19 July 2018.

South Bank Leeds Regeneration Framework SPD (PDF 77.5MB) 

Adoption Statement (PDF 84KB)

Consultation Statement (PDF 28KB)

The Council have adopted a series of SPD's to supplement the policies in the Local Plan, which are listed below. Related pages (to the right) will take you to specific SPD pages where available.

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.



Holbeck-South-Bank-SPD ­ South Bank SPD June 2016.pdf2122475pdf
Householder Design Guide Design Guide 2011.pdf2519625pdf

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