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Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development

Give us your views on this draft Technical Advice Note 23. It gives economic development advice to local planning authorities on Local Development Plans and development control decisions.
Start of consultation: 10/06/2013
End of consultation: 05/09/2013

Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 provides further guidance on economic development to support Planning Policy Wales Chapter 7 Economic Development. This TAN needs to be considered by local planning authorities when they prepare Local Development Plans (LDPs) and make decisions on planning applications.

The guidance covers:

  • planning economic development at a strategic level
  • working with neighbouring authorities and relevant stakeholders
  • identifying and assessing economic benefits of development proposals
  • establishing an evidence base to help prepare economic development policies for LDPs.