Notice of a public meeting of

Planning and Regulatory Functions Committee




Councillors Peter Sowray (Chairman), David Blades (Vice-Chair), Caroline Goodrick, Eric Broadbent, Robert Heseltine, David Hugill, Mike Jordan, John McCartney, Zoe Metcalfe, Clive Pearson and Chris Pearson.


Tuesday, 18th May, 2021


10.00 am


Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams


This meeting will be held using video conferencing with a live broadcast to the Council’s YouTube site.  The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 lapsed as of 7 May 2021.  Any formal decisions that the Committee needs to make that are legally binding will be made in consultation with by the Chief Executive Officer using his emergency delegated powers, taking into account the recommendations of the Committee.  


The meeting will be available to view once the meeting commences, via the following link -    Recordings of previous live broadcast meetings are also available there.








Welcome, introductions and apologies






Minutes of the previous meeting held on 29 April 2021


(Pages 3 - 6)




Declarations of Interest.






Public Questions or Statements.



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice of their question/statement to Stephen Loach of Democratic Services (contact details below) by midday on Thursday 13 May 2021. Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item. Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-


·         at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes); or

·                 when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting


If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman, who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





NY/2019/0002/ENV (C8/2019/0253/CPO) - Planning application for a 9.7 hectare quarry extension (Area 8) extending east from the current working (Area 7), with associated screening bunds and landscaping for the extraction of 4.9 million tonnes of Magnesian limestone over a period of eight years; and the progressive low level restoration of the worked out area of the quarry to grassland and planting using quarry limestone fines and reclaimed inert waste materials from the waste recycling facility located within the existing quarry - Land at Went Edge Quarry, Went Edge Road, Kirk Smeaton, Selby


(Pages 7 - 118)




Items Dealt with under the Scheme of Delegation


(Pages 119 - 122)




Publication by Local Authorities of information about the handling of planning           applications


(Pages 123 - 138)




Other business which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.



The next remote meeting of the Committee will now take place at 10am on Tuesday 8th June 2021 – papers for this meeting will be published in due course and Members will be advised accordingly.




Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



10th May 2021


For all enquiries relating to this agenda or to register to speak at the meeting, please contact Stephen Loach, Democratic Services Officer on Tel: 01609 532216 or by e-mail at:</TRAILER_SECTION>



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