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

(Last updated 16th August 2017)

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. The public notice can be viewed here. All details of the Examination and Hearing Sessions can be found http://www.powys.gov.uk/en/planning-building-control/local-development-plan/ldp-examination/

Changes to the LDP have emerged from each hearing session and can be read in the action points published for each session. To find the action points, please click on the relevant hearing session on the following link: http://www.powys.gov.uk/en/planning-building-control/local-development-plan/ldp-examination/hearings-timetable-statements/

All the changes arising from the hearings are being collated and published for public consultation as Matters Arising Changes to the LDP. A six week period of public consultation on the Matters Arising Changes is planned from Tuesday 19th September 2017 to Monday 30th October (5pm). Further information will be provided here in due course. 

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 25th May 2017).

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