Submission of the LDP to the Welsh Government and Planning Inspectorate
Following the decision of Council on the 24th June 2015 (Council Minute 153), and in accordance with Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (LDP) (Wales) Regulations 2005, the Vale of Glamorgan LDP together with the necessary supporting documentation was submitted to the Welsh Government and the Planning Inspectorate for independent examination on 24th July 2015.
The submission documents comprise the Deposit LDP, the Sustainability Appraisal Report (incorporating the Environmental Report), the Community Involvement Scheme, a Consultation Report, copies of the representations and other supporting documents relating to the preparation of the LDP. The submission documents can be viewed online in the Examination Library as shown on the LDP Examination webpage.
Alternatively, paper copies of the submission documents can be viewed at the Council’s Civic Offices and Dock Offices in Barry, the Alps Depot in Wenvoe and at all local libraries during normal opening hours.
An independent Inspector has been appointed on behalf of the Welsh Government to conduct an Examination in Public to determine whether the LDP is sound. A Pre Hearing Meeting will take place on 19 November 2015 and Hearing Sessions will commence on Tuesday 19 January 2016. Following the hearing sessions the Inspector will produce a report on the soundness of the Plan containing recommendations which the Council must implement.
Further details regarding the Examination Process, including all Examination Documents, can be found on the LDP Examination webpage, below. It is recommended that anyone interested in the process regularly check the Examination pages as new documents will be added as these become available during the Examination.
View Notice of Submission (English/Welsh) LDP Examination