Thursday 7 September
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: Planning Committee

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

Date: Thursday 7 September 2023, 10am

Full pdf agenda

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

Meeting live stream

Summary of decisions - available within 24 hours of the meeting.


1. Apologies for absence.

2. Public minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 13 July 2023.

3. Public minutes of the site visit minute held at land to the rear of 3 Church Street, Helmsley on Friday 18 August 2023.

4. Public minutes of the site visit minute held at Coate Moor, located north of Bankside Farm, Kildale on Friday 18 August 2023.

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

6. 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.

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

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

9. Response to Government Consultation on Changes to Permitted Development Rights.

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

  1. NYM/2023/0257 - Erection of 25 metre high lattice mast with antennas, dishes and remote radio heads together with associated ground based equipment, siting of generator container and access track at Coate Moor, located north of Bankside Farm, Kildale
  2. NYM/2023/0279 -  Demolition of workshop and garage and construction of three holiday units with associated parking and amenity spaces at land to the rear of 3 Church Street, Helmsley
  3. NYM/2023/0025 -  Construction of 10 buildings to create 18 business and industrial units (use classes B2 and E) with associated access road, parking, cycle and bin stores, landscaping and realignment of public right of way at Enterprise Way, Whitby
  4. NYM/2023/0129 - Construction of two local occupancy dwellings together with reconfiguration of site to combine Blacksmiths Cottage and Anvil Cottage to one dwelling (with alterations to front elevation) and to provide parking and amenity spaces for existing dwellings and associated landscaping works at land to the rear of Blacksmiths Cottage, Back Lane, Hawsker
  5. NYM/2023/0394 - Variation of condition 4 of planning approval NYM/2019/0347/FL to allow the installation of heritage style uPVC windows to the front elevation together with submission of stone sample to discharge condition 8 at Grove Cottage, Thorpe Bank, Fylingthorpe

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.

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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