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Draft Planning (Wales) Bill and Positive planning: proposals to reform the planning system in Wales

Thank you for your views on the draft Planning Bill and our proposals to modernise the Planning system in Wales.
Start of consultation: 04/12/2013
End of consultation: 26/02/2014

The draft Planning (Wales) Bill and consultation paper contain our proposals to modernise the planning system in Wales through changes to primary legislation, secondary legislation, policy and guidance. The consultation paper identifies the need for culture change, a change in attitude away from regulating development towards encouraging and supporting development.

Consultation responses

We received 405 responses to this consultation. To request a copy of the responses on CD, please email