Thursday 16 May - Planning Committee

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 live stream

Full agenda (pdf)

Members update sheet - available by 4pm the day before the meeting.

Planning Committee Decisions - available within 24 hours of the meeting.


1. Livestreaming and recording – The chair to inform members of the public that the meeting is livestreamed and recorded.

2. Apologies for absence.

3. Public minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 8 February 2024.

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. Exclusion of the public from the meeting during consideration of Item No.12 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 6 and 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

8. 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
  • e) Number of planning applications determined and number of planning applications outstanding (over 13 weeks)

9.  Government announcement on a new use class covering short term lets

10. To consider applications, together with the Director of Planning recommendations thereon.

  1. NYM/2024/0102 - alterations, construction of porch, removal of two rear dormer windows and construction of two storey extension, alterations to one rear dormer window to form balcony together with installation of air source heat pump at  Hill Top, Clack Lane, Osmotherley
  2. NYM/2024/0093 - conversion of and extension to redundant buildings to form one local occupancy dwelling with associated garage/workshop/store and amenity space (revised scheme to planning approval NYM/2020/0374/FL) (retrospective) at  Rye Hill Farm, Great Ayton
  3. NYM/2023/0771 - erection of five cabins for holiday letting purposes with associated access, parking and landscaping works at  land at Westlands Farm, Osmotherley
  4. NYM/2024/0092 - siting of one log cabin for holiday letting purposes at Land off High Street, Hinderwell

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).

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

Private Business - Report Circulated To Members Only

12.  Private report - Silpho Brow Farm West and Whin Covet, East Ayton – Members  update on enforcement action

Chris France
Director of Planning

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


  • To ensure this meeting is conducted in an open and transparent manner it will be live streamed to the public and recorded. A link will be published under the relevant meeting heading on the Authority’s website. The recording will be held in accordance with the Authority’s retention policy.
  • The Authority allows the recording and reporting of public meetings but asks that any party wishing to do so informs the Authority in advance of the meeting. Recording and reporting that disrupts the meeting is not allowed. Persons expressly refusing consent, children and vulnerable adults cannot be filmed or photographed. The existing rules relating to confidential and exempt information, defamation, Data Protection and Public Order apply. The Authority accepts no liability whatsoever for the recording and reporting carried out by other parties.
  • Members are reminded to turn all electronic equipment to silent mode, including mobile phones, laptop computers and tablets. Please note that only information that is available to Members during the Committee meeting should be accessed from a computer in the interests of sound decision making.
  • 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
  • A hard copy of this agenda is available in large print on request.
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