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LDP Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG)

Supplementary Planning Guidance provides detailed planning guidance for policies and proposals in the adopted Powys Local Development Plan. Once approved, these will become material planning considerations in the determination of planning applications.

Public Consultation January 2020

The following draft Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) is now available for public consultation. The draft documents found below are available for comment between Monday 20th January 2020 and Friday 28th February 2020. Comments must be received by the Planning Policy Team by 5pm Friday 28th February 2020. Comments received after this time will be disregarded. Details of how to comment and where to send your comments can be found on the forms for submitting comments found below. Contact details for the Planning Policy Team can also be found below.

Archaeology SPG for consultation [1MB] Historic Environment SPG for consultation [3MB] Land Drainage and Flooding SPG for Consultation [740KB]
Archaeology Representation Form [51KB] Historic Environment Representation Form [29KB] Land Drainage and Flooding Representation Form [51KB]

The Council has approved and adopted the following Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG)

Affordable Housing [688KB]

Biodiversity and Geodiversity [1MB]

Renewable Energy SPG [1MB]

Landscape SPG [2MB]

Planning Obligations [528KB]

Conservation Areas SPG [2MB]

Conservation Areas SPG Summary [478KB]

Residential Design SPG [4MB]

Residential Design Summary [705KB]

Town Character Appraisals [5MB]

Drainage Field Siting and Percolation Test Calculation Form [200KB]


The SPGs have been prepared in line with the  SPG Protocol [677KB]

A Consultation Statement which details the preparation and consultation process of the SPGs can be found here:

Consultation Statement First Edition [815KB]

Appendix 1.1 - Representations on Planning Obligations SPG, Oct 2018 [186KB]

Appendix 1.2 - Representations on Affordable Housing SPG, Oct 2018 [252KB]

Appendix 1.3 - Representations on Biodiversity SPG, Oct 2018 [306KB]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about SPG  can be read here [163KB] .




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  • Phone: 01597 826000
  • Address: Planning Policy, Powys County Hall, Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG


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