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October 2021

Planning Committee

All Members of the Authority serve on the Planning Committee.

Its responsibilities include:

  • Determining planning applications
  • Authorising some enforcement action
  • Deciding on the formation and review of planning policies
  • Authorising Tree Preservation Orders

Meeting: Planning Committee

Venue: The National Park Office, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley

Date: Thursday, 14 October 2021, 10am

To view changes made after the agenda has gone to print, see the Members Update Sheet which will be available to view by 4pm the day before the Meeting.

Full agenda (pdf)


1. Apologies for absence.

2. Public minutes of the meeting held on 2 September 2021.

3. Public minutes of the site visit minute held on 1 October 2021.

4. Public question time (an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions).

5. Members are reminded that it is their responsibility to declare the nature of any personal, prejudicial and/or disclosable interests relating to any agenda item immediately prior to its consideration and are encouraged to complete a written
declaration using the form provided.

6. Emergency evacuation procedure – The chair to inform members of the public of the emergency evacuation procedure.

7. Miscellaneous items
(a) Appeals (Development Management)
(b) Appeals (Enforcement)
(c) Planning applications determined by the Director of Planning
(d) List of enforcement matters determined by the Director of Planning

8. To consider applications, together with the Director of Planning recommendations thereon:-

1. NYM/2021/0472/FL - Use of land for the siting of 3 no. shepherds huts for holiday letting purposes and associated parking at land off Sutherland Road, Cropton.

2. NYM/2019/0684/FL - Removal of modern agricultural building at the rear, conversion of redundant agricultural building to 1 no. principal residence dwelling with associated access, parking, amenity space and landscaping works at Centre Farm, Battersby.

3. NYM/2019/0686/FL - Removal of modern agricultural buildings, conversion of redundant agricultural buildings to 1 no. principal residence dwelling with annexe and associated parking, turning area, amenity space and landscaping works at Centre Farm, Battersby.

4. NYM/2021/0518/FL - Construction of single storey rear extension to convenience store to form additional holding stock area and single storey rear extension to post office building to form additional staff room at 12 - 14 Main Street, East Ayton.

5. NYM/2021/0543/FL - Proposed additional pitches with associated internal access roads and reconfiguration of existing pitches, siting of replacement play equipment and multi-use games area along with construction of 2 no. replacement amenity blocks, tractor store/workshop building, wardens utility building and Calor gas compounds, and alterations to existing games room at West Ayton Caravan Club, Cockrah Road, West Ayton.

6. NYM/2021/0592/FL - Construction of access road and associated landscaping to serve zone 2 of the residential development at Broomfield Farm, Whitby (residential development outside National Park boundary) at Land off Stainsacre Lane, Whitby.

Relevant planning files are available for inspection prior to the Meeting upon request. Photographic evidence will be on display in the Committee Room (where applicable).

9. Such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

For Members: Ethical standards training will follow the Planning Committee meeting.

Chris France
Director of Planning

Press Contact: Nina Beadle, Media and Communications Officer, 01439 772700


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  • Please note that the meeting may be adjourned to enable Members and Officers to have appropriate breaks including lunch). This will only be undertaken when absolutely necessary and at the Chair’s discretion. Lunch will be available at approximately 12.30 pm. Members taking lunch will have the appropriate amount deducted from any subsistence claim they may make.
  • Tea and coffee will be available a quarter of an hour before the meeting.
  • Please ensure when parking in the car park that you have not caused an obstruction which could prevent emergency vehicles accessing the building.
  • Judith Seaton should be notified of any apologies.
  • This agenda and application documentation are also available on the website Comments on planning applications can be submitted by post to North York Moors National Park Authority, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5BP or by e-mail to
  • This agenda is available in large print on request.