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POWYS LDP UPDATE

Current position

(Last updated 25th May 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 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 25th May 2017).

On the 12th May 2017, the Council submitted the following additional evidence to the Examination in advance of the hearing session(s) on renewable energy. Please note that these documents are not available for public consultation at this stage and the Council is unable to accept any comments on them. A further period of public consultation is expected – please see below.

ED059 Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Assessment, 2017 (AECOM)

ED059 Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Assessment, 2017 part 1 maps (AECOM)

ED059 Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Assessment, 2017 part 2 Biomass (AECOM)

ED060 Powys Renewable Energy Assessment: Landscape Sensitivity Study for Solar Farm Development, 2017 (Enplan)

ED060 Powys Renewable Energy Assessment: Landscape Sensitivity Study for Solar Farm Development, 2017 (Enplan) Appendix A

ED061 Renewable Energy Position Statement, May 2017 (PCC)

 

After the hearing sessions end in July 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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