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Local Development Plan

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The Unitary Development Plan (UDP) is to be replaced within the next few years by a new form of Development Plan for Swansea known as the Local Development Plan (LDP). This page contains links to the key stages of the LDP process and provides an update on latest news.

**Latest news**

  • Strategic Transport Assessment - The Council intends to commission a County wide transport assessment of the key strategic development proposals identified in the draft LDP Preferred Strategy.
  • Progress Update - Consultation on the draft LDP Preferred Strategy concluded on October 31st 2013. More than 650 representations were submitted to the Council during the consultation, including comments relating to the proposed development areas and strategic policies. The team is currently reviewing all the representations made during the consultation and formulating the Final Preferred Strategy to be presented to Members at a meeting of the Council in the coming months. The Final Preferred Strategy will serve as the agreed strategic framework to underpin the Deposit LDP, which is anticipated for publication at the end of 2015.
  • Sign up to our LDP e-consultation system here to keep up to date with the latest progress.

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The first formal strategy document in the preparation of the Swansea LDP.
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Background Assessments, Topic Papers and other supporting evidence underpins the preparation of the LDP.
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Involving the Community and important stakeholders is seen as key to the Local Development Plan Process.
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This preliminary stage of the process sets the overarching aims of the LDP and puts forward options for meeting the growth requirements over the Plan period.
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What is the LDP all about?
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A Framework for delivery
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Sites submitted from developers, landowners and the public for potential inclusion within the Plan.
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The Plan's consideration of the society, economy and the environment.
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Impact on European sites.
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Key reference information.

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