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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 'Register of Alternative
Sites' is now closed
The Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Deposit Local
Development Plan (LDP) was made available for public consultation
from 28th August to 15th October 2013.
The Council received a total of 1,343
representations to the Deposit Plan from 802 different respondents.
Of these 1,217 were objections and 126 were comments of support.
The report below presents all comments received in relation to the
Responses to the Deposit consultation included
a number that related to site allocations shown in the LDP.
These ‘Alternative Site’ representations were
submitted by individuals / organisations which they consider should
either be allocated in the Plan (a new site), removed from the Plan
(a deleted site) or altered in some way (an amended site).
The ‘Alternative Sites’ were included in a
Register and the formal 6-week consultation period ran from Tuesday
28th January to Monday 10th March 2014.
The ‘Register of Alternative Sites’ was made
available for comment online and also for public inspection during
normal office hours at Neath Civic Centre, Port Talbot Civic Centre
and all libraries across the County Borough.
The Council received a total of 1,072
representations to the Register from 618 different respondents. Of
these 861 were comments objecting to the inclusion of the
Alternative Sites, 86 were comments supporting the inclusion of the
Alternative Sites and 125 were general comments. The report below
presents all comments received in relation to the Register.
Whilst the consultation is now closed, the
Register of Alternative Sites remains available to view using the
following link: Alternative Sites
What Happens Next?
The Council will now set about reviewing and
assessing all responses received to both the ‘Deposit Plan’ and
‘Register of Alternative Sites’.
Later this year, the Deposit LDP and all
supporting evidence, along with all comments received during the
consultation stages, will be submitted to the Welsh Government who
will appoint a Planning Inspector to carry out an independent
Examination of the Plan in public.
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: 09.04.2014 at 12:40