Monmouthshire County Council is restarting consultations on its Replacement Local Development Plan (RLDP) for the County (excluding the area within the Brecon Beacons National Park) which will cover the period 2018-2033. The Council is revisiting the Growth and Spatial Options stage of the RLDP process due to the publication of the Welsh Government 2018-based population and household projections.
The consultation sets out a number of alternative growth and spatial strategy options for the RLDP having regard to the Plan’s evidence base and policy aspirations, and identifies what are currently the Council’s preferred growth and spatial options that are considered to best address the County’s key issues/challenges and meet the RLDP objectives. The current preferences will be reviewed in the light of consultation responses. Details at https://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planning-policy/planning-policy-current-consultations/
A number of virtual events (Microsoft Teams live events) will take place during the consultation/engagement period, whereby officers will present the alternative growth and spatial strategy options and respond to questions. These events will be open for all to access. Details of these events can be viewed on the Council’s website via the following link: https://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planning-policy/planning-policy-current-consultations/
Comments are invited on the questions set out in the Growth and Spatial Options Paper. The document is available for non-statutory public consultation from Monday 4 January to Monday 1 February 2021.