01 July 2016
National Assembly for Wales Research Service
This briefing provides a quick guide to local planning policy in Wales. It describes how Local Development Plans are prepared and gives a progress update on adopting these plans across the country. It also describes the new category of “Strategic Development Plan” introduced by the Planning (Wales) Act 2015, and provides a list of useful sources of further information.
The Planning Series: 02 – Local planning policy (PDF, 1044KB)