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Cllr. Anthony J. Taylor
Development Plan (LDP) was adopted by the Council on 27th January
Following the Examination
of the LDP and receipt of the Inspectors’ Report, I am pleased to
announce that the Council at its meeting on the 27th January 2016,
considered the content and recommendations set out by the
Inspectors’ and subsequently resolved to adopt the Neath Port
Talbot LDP (2011-2026).
Accordingly, the LDP is now the
development plan for Neath Port Talbot, superseding the Unitary
Development Plan, and provides the basis for decisions on land use
planning in the County Borough up to 2026.
My sincere and heartfelt thanks go to all Council
staff, elected representatives, key stakeholders and local
residents who have contributed to making this Plan possible.
The LDP provides a modern, clear
and ambitious vision of what we want to see happen in Neath Port
Talbot over the next decade – a County Borough where we can provide
a better, fairer future for everyone who lives, works, visits or
The Council and its partners from
all sectors must now welcome and embrace the opportunities that the
LDP creates to deliver the real change that Neath Port Talbot both
needs and deserves.
The adopted LDP is available to
view or download from the following link: Local Development Plan.
What Happens Next?
The Council has now started the
process of preparing a raft of Supplementary Planning
Guidance (SPG), setting out more detailed topic or
site specific guidance on the way in which the policies of the LDP
will be applied in particular circumstances or areas. In due course
the Council will conduct a public / stakeholder consultation on the
In addition, the Council is
required to prepare an Annual
Monitoring Report (AMR) on its LDP, which will provide
a continual assessment of whether the underlying strategy remains
sound and whether the policies and proposals are being implemented
in the anticipated manner.
For More Information
For more information on the LDP,
you can contact the LDP Team direct either by telephone:
 686821 or e-mail: email@example.com
Your community, your
future…be part of it.
Councillor Anthony J.
(Cabinet Member with
responsibility for the Local Development Plan)