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We want your views on proposals to amend the development management system and planning policy in Wales to help local planning authorities manage second homes and short-term holiday lets.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
22 February 2022
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on:

  • Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 to: 
    • amend the current use class for ‘Dwellinghouses’, 
    • create new use classes for ‘Second Homes’ and for ‘Short-term Holiday Lets’ 
  • Related amendments to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 
  • Related amendments to Planning Policy Wales.

Consultation documents

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Help and support

For more information about this consultation e-mail:

How to respond

Submit your comments by 22 February 2022, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Second Homes & Short-term Holiday Lets Amendments
Planning Policy Branch
Planning Directorate
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ