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22nd November 2017

Former Garforth Clinic Lidgett Lane Garforth For: Demolition of existing building and construction of eight dwellings with associated works and new access


15th February 2017

 Miami Building  Lotherton Way Garforth -  Reserved Matters application for retail development (A1) and public house (A4)


15th February 2017

Land Off Ninelands Lane Garforth Leeds -  Demolition of existing buildings, development of 238 dwellings and provision of open space, landscaping and drainage works


28 December 2016

The Coach House 58 Lidgett Lane Garforth -  Change of use of care home to eight apartments, with car parking


2nd December 2016

 7 Wakefield Road Garforth Leeds -  Demolition of existing buildings; Construction of seven apartments with associated access, landscaping and car parking


1st April 2016

 Miami Building  Lotherton Way Garforth For: Hybrid application for full planning permission to erect food store (Use Class A1) including associated access, parking and landscaping and outline planning permission for retail development (Use Class A1)  and public house (Use Class A4)






















Guidelines for Comments

Listed below are the factors that a Planning Officer will take into account when assessing a response to a Planning Application.

  • The effect of the development on the character of the neighbourhood.
  • Adverse impact on the residential amenity of the neighbourhood.
  • The visual impact of a development.
  • Unacceptable high density/overdevelopment of the site especially if it involves loss of garden land or the open aspect of the neighbourhood.
  • The proposed development is over-bearing, out of scale or out of character with existing development in the vicinity.
  • The development would adversely effect highway safety or the convenience of road users.
  • Traffic generation.
  • Noise and disturbance.
  • Adequacy of parking/loading/turning.
  • Road access.
  • Smells.
  • Design, appearance, materials.
  • Landscaping.
  • Hazardous materials.
  • Loss of trees.
  • Disabled person access.
  • Local, strategic, regional and national planning policy.
  • Proposals in the development plan.
  • Nature conservation.
  • Archaeology
  • Flooding
  • Ground stability.
  • Impact on protected trees and hedgerows.
  • Non-compliance with other council planning policies and government planning guidance.

A planning officer will not take into account the following:

  • Loss of private view.
  • The identity of the applicant.
  • The motives of the applicant applying for planning permission (e.g. If the application is thought to be purely speculative).
  • Concerns about possible future development of the site (as distinct from the actual development which is currently being proposed.
  • Any effect on the value of neighbouring properties.
  • The impact of construction work or competition between firms.
  • Disputes over rights of way.
  • Restrictive covenants.
  • Fence lines.

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