This consultation ended 15 November 2019.

Consultation period:
7 August 2019 to 15 November 2019
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on our new development plan which will set the direction for development in Wales from 2020 to 2040. The consultation period has been extended to 15 November

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

Extension of consultation on Draft National Development Framework: changes to Habitats Regulations Assessment and Integrated Sustainability Appraisal report
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606 KB
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Consultation document
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280 KB
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Draft National Development Framework
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7 MB
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Easy read version
, file type: PDF, file size: 39 MB

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39 MB
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Young person's summary
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4 MB
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Integrated sustainability appraisal report
, file type: PDF, file size: 5 MB

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5 MB
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Integrated sustainability appraisal report: non-technical summary
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556 KB
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Habitats regulations assessment report
, file type: PDF, file size: 16 MB

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16 MB
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Habitats regulations assessment appendix A: rules of thumb
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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
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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