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Cabinet Member with responsibility for the Local Development
Message from Cllr. Anthony J.Taylor
Local Development Plan Latest News
The Consultation on the Deposit LDP is now Closed.
The Consultation on the Deposit LDP
ended at midnight on 15th October.
The Deposit consultation period was an
important stage in the preparation of the LDP as it represented the
final chance for you to comment on the Plan and its suitability to
guide development for the next 15 years.
Whilst the consultation on the Deposit LDP is
now closed, the Plan and all supporting documentation remain
available to view HERE.
We have received a significant response to the
consultation with comments being submitted by letter, e-mail and
online via the LDP website consultation pages.
What Happens Next?
Over the next few weeks all of the comments received will be
placed on our website. In due course, copies of the comments will
also be made available for public inspection at Neath Civic Centre,
Port Talbot Civic Centre, the One Stop Shop at Pontardawe and all
of the libraries across the County Borough.
The Authority will now set about assessing the responses
During the consultation, individuals have put forward
‘Alternative Sites’. These have including the suggestion of new
sites, a changed or altered site or the deletion of a site
previously allocated in the Deposit Plan. Alternative Sites
are therefore not sites proposed by the Council.
Later this year, the Council will carry out a further period of
consultation on the ‘Alternative Sites’ that have been put forward
for you to have the opportunity to make comments.
Following close of the consultation, the Deposit LDP, along with
all comments received during both stages of consultation, will be
submitted to the Welsh Government who will appoint a Planning
Inspector to carry out an independent Examination of the Plan in
For more information
For more information in regard to any aspect of the
preparation of the LDP, you can contact the LDP Team direct
either by telephone:  686421 or e-mail:
Alternatively you can write to us using the address above.
Your community, your future…be part of it.
Councillor Anthony J.Taylor
(Cabinet Member with responsibility for the Local
Last Updated: 17.10.2013 at 13:57