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Local development plan (LDP)

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.

The Deposit Local Development Plan (LDP)

Consultation on the City and County of Swansea Deposit LDP closed on 31 August 2016.

Local development plan process

What is the LDP all about?

LDP supporting evidence and background papers

Background assessments, topic papers and other supporting evidence underpins the preparation of the LDP.

LDP preferred strategy

The preferred strategy is the first formal strategy document in the preparation of the Swansea LDP.

LDP vision, objectives and strategic options

This preliminary stage of the process sets the overarching aims of the LDP and puts forward various options for meeting future growth requirements over the Plan period.

LDP candidate site process

Sites submitted from developers, landowners and the public for potential inclusion within the Plan.

LDP Superceded draft proposals map - consultation (4/12/14 - 16/01/15)

The LDP draft proposals map defines the precise boundaries of proposed development allocations, including key strategic sites identified in the LDP Preferred Strategy, as well as proposed changes to settlement boundaries.

LDP delivery agreement

The delivery agreement is the first stage of the LDP preparation process and sets out how the process is to be managed, a timetable for delivery and the Council's policies for involving the community.

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