Review Report

Ended on the 22 December 2017
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Appendix 3 - Review of LDP Policy Effectiveness

(1) 11.1 1. Development Principles

Policy

Comment

DP/1 - Sustainable Development Principles

Review - changes are likely to be needed based on amendments elsewhere in the LDP

DP/2 - Overarching Strategic Approach

Review - a new assessment of facilities will be needed to determine whether the settlement hierarchy remains appropriate

DP/3 - Promoting Design Quality and Reducing Crime

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

DP/4 - Development Criteria

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

DP/5 - Infrastructure and New Developments

Review - changes in means to secure infrastructure requirements may be needed once national CIL review is published

DP/6 - National Planning Policy and Guidance

Functioning effectively

DP/7 - Masterplans and Community Appraisals

Revise to incorporate latest national guidance regarding Place Plans

DP/8 - Colwyn Bay Urban Regeneration Masterplan

Review to reflect emerging new evidence base

2. Housing

Policy

Comment

HOU/1 - Meeting the Housing Needs

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

HOU.2 - Affordable Housing for Local Need

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

HOU/3 - Phasing Housing Development

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/4 - Housing Density

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/5 - Housing Mix

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/6 - Exception Sites for Affordable Housing for Local Need

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/7 - Council and Government Owned Sites in the Plan Area

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/8 - Register of Land Holdings

Review policy, to assess whether it is still required

HOU/9 - Meeting the Site Need for Gypsies and Travellers

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/10 - Houses in Multiple Occupation and Self Contained Flats

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

HOU/11 - Residential Care Homes and Extra Care Housing

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

HOU/12 - Re-Use and Adaptation of Redundant Rural Buildings for Residential Use

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

3. Employment

Policy

Comment

EMP/1 - Meeting B1, B2 & B8 Office and Industrial Employment Needs.

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

EMP/2 - Allocation of New B1, B2 & B8 Office and Industrial Employment Development Sites.

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

EMP/3 - New B1, B2 & B8 Office and Industrial Development on Non-Allocated Sites.

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

EMP/4 - Safeguarding B1, B2 & B8 Office and Industrial Sites.

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

EMP/5 - Office and Industrial Employment Improvement Areas

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

EMP 6- Re-Use and Adaptation of Redundant Rural Buildings

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

4. Tourism

Policy

Comment

TOU/1 - Sustainable Tourism

Functioning effectively - minor amendments required

TOU/2 - New Sustainable Tourism and Recreational Developments

Functioning effectively - minor amendments required

TOU/3 - Holiday Accommodation Zone

Revise - in line with tourism growth strategy

TOU/4 - Chalet, Caravan and Camping Sites

Revise - in line with tourism growth strategy

5. Community Facilities and Services

Policy

Comment

CFS/1 - Community Facilities and Services

Review to incorporate latest evidence base, including any new allocations that are required and reflect change in national policy.

Revise to remove sites that have been delivered.

CFS/2 - Retail Hierarchy

Review to incorporate findings of new Retail Study and to reflect changes to national policy.

CFS/3 - Primary Shopping Areas

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required. SPG may need amending to reflect changes in national policy.

CFS/4 - Shopping Zones

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required. SPG may need amending to reflect changes in national policy.

CFS/5 - Retail Parks

Revise to reflect changes in planning permission granted during plan period to date.

CFS/6 - Safeguarding of Community Facilities outside the Sub-Regional Centre and the Town Centres

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

CFS/7 - Shop Front Design

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

CFS/8 - Shopping Street Frontage Security

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

CFS/9 - Safeguarding Allotments

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

CFS/10 - New Allotments

Revise to remove sites that have been delivered. Review to incorporate latest evidence base including allocating new sites if required.

CFS/11 - Development and Open Space

Revise to incorporate findings of the Open Space Assessment and latest Fields in Trust Standards. CIL may impact how major open space is sought.

CFS/12 - Safeguarding Existing Open Space

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

CFS/13 - New Open Space Allocations

Review to incorporate findings of new Open Space Assessment.

CFS/14 - New Burial Ground Allocations

Review to incorporate latest evidence base including any new allocations that are required.

CFS/15 - Education Facilities

Review to incorporate latest evidence base including any new allocations that are required.

6. Natural Environment

NTE/1 - The Natural Environment

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

NTE/2 - Green Wedges and meeting the development needs of the community

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

NTE/3 - Biodiversity

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

NTE/4 - The landscape and protecting special landscape areas

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

NTE/5 - The coastal zone

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required.

NTE/6 - Energy efficiency and renewable technologies in new development

Revise to incorporate more technologies

NTE/7 - Onshore wind turbine development

Revise to amend guidance around proportionality.

NTE/8 - Sustainable drainage systems

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

NTE/9 - Foul drainage

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

NTE/10 - Water conservation

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

7. Cultural Heritage

Policy

Comment

CTH/1 - Cultural Heritage

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

CTH/2 - Development Affecting Heritage Assets

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

CTH/3 - Buildings and Structures of Local Importance

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

CTH/4 - Enabling Development

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

CTH/5 - The Welsh Language

Revise to take account of latest evidence base and updated national guidance

8. Sustainable Transport

Policy

Comment

STR/1 - Sustainable Transport, Development And Accessibility

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

STR/2 - Parking Standards

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

STR/3 - Mitigating Travel Impact

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

STR/4 - Non-Motorised Travel

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

STR/5 - Integrated Sustainable Transport System

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

STR/6 - Railfreight

Delete

9. Minerals and Waste

Policy

Comment

MWS/1 - Minerals and Waste

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

MWS/2 - Minerals

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

MWS/3 - Safeguarding Hard Rock and Sand and Gravel Resources

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

MWS/4 - Quarry Buffer Zone

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

MWS/5 - Proposals for Waste Management

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

MWS/6 - Locations for Waste Management Facilities

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

MWS/7 - Use of Industrial Land for Waste Management Facilities

Revise to incorporate latest evidence base

MWS/8 - Landfill Buffer Zone

Functioning effectively - minor amendments may be required

NB The above assessment is not definitive and further consideration will be given to amending local policies as part of the plan revision process, including consideration of their need alongside national development management policies contained in Planning Policy Wales.

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