Local development plan

The Council has submitted the LDP to Welsh Government to begin the Examination process. The Ministers of the Welsh Government have appointed Mrs Nicola Gulley MA MRTPI as the Planning Inspector to conduct the independent Examination to assess the soundness of the LDP. For further information and latest news about the Examination please view the LDP Examination page. 

The Powys LDP covers all of Powys except for those parts of the county located within the Brecon Beacons National Park. It plans up to 2026 and sets out the Council's strategy for the sustainable development of the area.

Stages of the LDP process

Timetable & community involvement scheme

Candidate sites

LDP Submission 2016

LDP Examination 2016-17

Current position

The Ministers of the Welsh Government have appointed Mrs Nicola Gulley as Planning Inspector to conduct the independent Examination to assess the soundness of the Powys LDP.

The Hearing Sessions part of the Examination commenced on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at the Media Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 6AH. The public notice can be viewed here. All details of the Examination and Hearing Sessions can be found here. Please check this page regularly for changes and updates to published information.

In response to the high level of interest being shown in relation to the Renewable Energy proposals contained in the LDP, the Council has prepared the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet (updated on 18th April 2017).

After the hearing sessions end in June 2017, the Council is expecting to carry out a 6 week period of public consultation on further changes to the LDP, known as Matters Arising Changes. Further information will be provided here in due course. 


(Note: The Further Focussed Changes Representations can be viewed here (Appendix 5a)  here (Appendix 5b) and here (Addendum to Appendix 5b) and also by clicking on the RefPoints in the following documents

Schedule of Proposed Further Focussed Changes – Addendum to the Deposit LDP (October 2016) with Refpoints

Further Focussed Changes – Map Changes (Oct 2016) with Refpoints)

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