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Planning Policy Wales – Edition 10

 

Q1: Do you agree planning policy topics be clustered around themes which show their relationships with each other and the 7 well-being goals? If not, please explain why.


 

Q2: Do you agree the introduction provides an adequate overview of the planning system in Wales and appropriate context? If not, please explain why.


 

Q3: Do you agree with the Planning Principles? If not, please explain why.


 

Q4: Do you agree with the definition of what is a ‘Sustainable Place’? If not, please explain why.


 

Q5: Do you agree with high-level planning outcomes highlighted by People and Places: The National Placemaking Outcomes? If not, please explain why.


 

Q6: Do you agree with the search sequence outlined for the formulation of development plan strategies? If not, please explain why.


 

Q7: Do you agree with our revised policy approach for the promotion of new settlements and urban extensions If not, please explain why.


 

Q8: Do you agree with our revised policy approach to the preference for the re-use of previously developed land? If not, please explain why.


 

Q9: Do you agree with our revised policy approach for the designation of Green Belts and Green Wedges? If not, please explain why.


 

Q10: Do you agree with the issues and inter-linkages highlighted in the introduction to the Active and Social Places chapter? What other issues and linkages could be identified to support this theme?


 

Q11: Do you agree that it is important for viability to be assessed at the outset of the plan preparation process and for this to be supported by an enhanced role for housing trajectories? If not, please explain why.


 

Q12: Do you agree that it is important for a flexibility allowance to be included as a policy requirement in order to facilitate the delivery of planned housing requirements? If not, please explain why.


 

Q13: Do you agree that to deliver the new housing Wales needs it is necessary for local planning authorities to allocate a range of site sizes, including small sites, to provide opportunities for all types of house builder to contribute to the delivery of the proposed housing? If not, please explain why.


 

Q14: To ensure that small sites are allocated, should there be a requirement for a specific percentage (e.g. 20%) of sites to be small sites? If not, please explain why.


 

Q15: Do you agree that the custom and self-build sector can play an important role in housing delivery, in particular when linked to the use of Local Development Orders and design codes? If not, please explain why.


 

Q16: Do you agree that negotiating on an ‘open book’ basis would help to improve trust between the parties and facilitate the delivery of both market and affordable housing? If not, please explain why.


 

Q17: Do you agree with the changes to emphasise the need for the appropriate provision of community facilities when considering development proposal? If not, please explain why.


 

Q18: Do you agree that giving greater emphasis to the transport hierarchy will improve the location and design of new development? If not, please explain why.


 

Q19: Do you agree that the policy will enable the planning system to facilitate active travel and the provisions of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013? If not, please explain why.


 

Q20: Do you agree that the policy will enable the creation of well-designed streets? If not, please explain why.


 

Q21: Do you agree with the requirement for non-residential development to have a minimum of 10% of car parking spaces with ULEV charging points? If not, please explain why.


 

Q22: Do you agree with the issues and inter-linkages highlighted in the introduction to the Productive and Enterprising Places chapter? What other issues and linkages could be identified to support this theme?


 

Q23: Do you agree with the changes to Telecommunications section of the draft PPW? If not, what other changes could be made to clarify the situation? If not, please explain why.


 

Q24: Do you agree with the location of the transport infrastructure section in the Productive and Enterprising Places chapter? If not, please explain why.


 

Q25: Do you agree with the new requirements for local renewable energy planning as set out in the draft PPW? If not, please explain why.


 

Q26: Do you agree with the use of the energy hierarchy for planning as contained in the draft PPW? If not, please explain why.


 

Q27: Do you agree with the approach taken to coal and onshore oil and gas as contained in the draft PPW? If not, please explain why. Please consider each source separately.


 

Q28: Do you agree with the approach taken to promoting the circular economy and its relationship to traditional waste and minerals planning as contained in the draft PPW? If not, please explain why.


 

Q29: Do you agree with the issues and inter-linkages highlighted in the introduction to the Distinctive and Natural Places chapter? What other issues and linkages could be identified to support this theme?


 

Q30: Do you agree with the approach taken to landscape, biodiversity and green infrastructure? If not, please explain why.


 

Q31: Do you agree with the approach taken to distinctive coastal? If not, please explain why.


 

Q32: Do you agree with the approach taken to air quality and soundscape? If not, please explain why.


 

Q33: Do you agree with the approach taken to water services as contained in the draft PPW? If not, please explain why.


 

Q34: Do you agree with the approach taken to addressing environmental risks and a de-risking approach? If not, please explain why.


 

Q35: Do you agree that other than those policy statements referred to in Questions 1to 33 above, the remainder accurately reflect the existing policy? If not, please explain why.

 

Q36: Are there any existing policy statements in PPW Edition 9 which you think have not been included in the draft of PPW Edition 10 and you consider should be retained? If so, please specify.