We want your views on our new development plan which will set the direction for development in Wales from 2020 to 2040.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
1 November 2019
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

It addresses national priorities through the planning system, including:

  • sustaining and developing a vibrant economy, 
  • decarbonisation, 
  • developing resilient ecosystems,
  • improving the health and well-being of our communities. 

Consultation documents

Consultation document
, file type: PDF, file size: 280 KB

PDF
280 KB
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Draft National Development Framework
, file type: PDF, file size: 7 MB

PDF
7 MB
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Easy read version
, file type: PDF, file size: 39 MB

PDF
39 MB
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Young person's summary
, file type: PDF, file size: 4 MB

PDF
4 MB
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Integrated sustainability appraisal report
, file type: PDF, file size: 5 MB

PDF
5 MB
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Integrated sustainability appraisal report: non-technical summary
, file type: PDF, file size: 556 KB

PDF
556 KB
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Habitats regulations assessment report
, file type: PDF, file size: 16 MB

PDF
16 MB
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Habitats regulations assessment appendix A: rules of thumb
, file type: PDF, file size: 12 MB

PDF
12 MB
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Habitats regulations assessment appendix B: implications for the Natura 2000 network of priority areas of solar and wind energy development across Wales
, file type: PDF, file size: 16 MB

PDF
16 MB
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Help and support

We will be holding drop-in sessions to enable you to come and talk to us about the National Development Framework. These sessions are demand-led and by-appointment so you will have to book your slot. They will be held in the main public libraries in the following 12 locations:  

  • Bangor 10 September: 2pm to 6.30pm 
  • Newport  11 September: 3pm to 5.30pm 
  • Newtown 17 September: 2pm to 7.30pm 
  • Carmarthen 18 September: 2pm to 6pm 
  • Merthyr Tydfil 25 September: 2pm to 6pm 
  • Aberystwyth  26 September: 2pm to 6pm 
  • Swansea 1 October:  3pm to 8pm 
  • Milford Haven 30 September: 10am to 2pm 
  • Wrexham 2 October:  1pm to 6pm 
  • Llandrindod Wells 3 October:  2pm to 6pm 
  • Colwyn Bay 10 October: 2pm to 5pm 
  • Cardiff 10 October:  1pm to 7pm 

Get in touch for more information and to book your slot: ndf@gov.wales 0300 025 3261 or 0300 025 1543

How to respond

Submit your comments by 1 November 2019, in any of the following ways:

Post

Download the response form.

Download the easy read response form.

Complete and return to:

NDF Team,
Planning Policy Branch,
Welsh Government,
Cathays Park,
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ