Planning

Capel Curig and Llyn Mymbyr

Beddgelert

Local Development Plan - Revision

The National Park Authority is required to review the Eryri Local Development Plan (LDP) at 4 yearly intervals. The Snowdonia National Park Authority concluded that the Eryri LDP should be subject to a Short Form Revision. Briefly, this means that amendments are only proposed to certain parts of the LDP (with the rest of the LDP remaining as the current version).

The revised Eryri Local Development Plan (2016-2031) was adopted by Snowdonia National Park Authority on the 6th of February, 2019. To view the Authority’s adopted Eryri Local Development Plan (2016-2031), please click here. The pages below are no longer current and are for reference purposes only.

Revised Eryri Local Development Plan: Publication of the Inspector’s Report

The Authority has received the Inspector’s report on the Examination into the Revised Eryri Local Development Plan (2016-2031). The Inspector’s Report concluded that subject to the changes set out on Appendix A of the Report, that the revised Eryri Local Development Plan 2016 -2031 is sound. The Report is now available to view below.  

Eryri Local Development Plan Inspector’s Report

The Inspector’s report is also available for inspection free of charge at the National Park Office, Penrhyndeudraeth, at public libraries in Barmouth, Bethesda, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Dolgellau, Penygroes, Tywyn, Porthmadog, Y Bala, Cerrigydrudion, Llanrwst, Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Conwy and at the Authority’s Information Centres in Betws y Coed and Beddgelert during normal opening times.

The Authority anticipates adopting the revised Eryri Local Development Plan in February, when it will be made available along with the Adoption Statement. The Sustainability Appraisal (incorporating the Environmental Report), Habitats Regulation Assessment and the Consultation Report will also be published electronically.

Mrs Rhian Randall has been appointed as a Programme Officer to assist in taking the Examination forward. The Programme Officer will act as a point of contact between the Authority, Representors and the Inspector, and will ensure the Examination runs smoothly. She is based at the National Park Office, Penrhyndeudraeth and can be contacted through email: programmeofficer@eryri.llyw.cymru or by telephone on 01766 772203.

Timetable

Plan StageTimescale
Delivery AgreementJuly 2016
Review ReportConsultation July – September 2016
Call sites for consultationSeptember - November 2016
Deposit Plan July – August 2017
Indicative StagesTimescale
Submission January 2018
Focussed ChangesSpring 2018
ExaminationSummer 2018

Previous Stages

Delivery Agreement

In July 2016, the Authority prepared and agreed a Delivery Agreement with the Welsh Government. The Delivery Agreement along with the Community Involvement Scheme sets out how the Authority will involve the local community and other stakeholders in revising the Eryri Local Development Plan.

Review Report

A full review of the Eryri Local Development Plan is required every four years. The Authority consulted with relevant stakeholders on a discussion paper followed by a draft Review Report during 2016. Following a formal consultation with Specific and General Consultees, a finalised Review Report was published which concluded that a short form revision would be the most appropriate method of moving forward.

Call for Sites

As part of information gathering for the revision, the Authority invited developers, land owners, Community Councils, members of the public and any other interested parties to submit potential sites to be considered for development through the Plan. A call for candidate sites consultation was opened on the 9th September 2016, remaining open until 4th November 2016. The Candidate Sites Register is available to be viewed through the link below and a paper copy is available for inspection in the Snowdonia National Park Authority headquarters in Penrhyndeudraeth.

*THE CANDIDATE SITE REGISTER IS ONLY A REGISTER OF THE SITES SUBMITTED TO THE AUTHORITY BY DEVELOPERS, LANDOWNERS, COMMUNITY COUNCILS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR CONSIDERATION DURING PLAN PREPARATION.

Candidate Site Register

If you would like to be part of the Local Development Plan process, please fill in the contact form by following this link.