Previous SPG consultations

1. Supplementary Planning Guidance consultation, April - June 2015

The council consulted on draft Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG), prepared to supplement policies in the Adopted Local Development Plan.  

2. SPG and Housing Land Supply

In addition to the adopted Unitary Development Plan, supplementary guidance documents provide clear in-depth guidance on planning and development issues.

Download the draft and adopted SPG documents: 

Adopted Supplementary Planning Guidance

Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance

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3. Draft Affordable Housing SPG (December 2013)

The council published the Draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) for consultation purposes in December 2013. The document provides supplementary planning guidance (SPG) setting out the council’s requirements for affordable housing, to ensure new developments help to meet the city’s housing needs and create mixed, sustainable communities. This SPG expands upon the planning policies set out in the adopted Unitary Development Plan and outlines how the council expects affordable housing to be delivered as part of new residential developments.

Once adopted the SPG will be a material consideration in the determination of all planning applications for residential development including applications for the renewal of consents.

4. Draft Old Town Dock Development Brief, Addendum, June 2013

The council published the Old Town Dock Development Brief draft SPG Addendum (pdf) for consultation purposes in June 2013.

This document supplements the existing Old Town Dock Development Brief and provides an update on the aspirations for the remaining undeveloped land.

The addendum will be used when assessing any future planning applications for the development of the site.

5. Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance: Parking Standards, May 2012

Newport City Council has produced and consulted on draft Supplementary Planning Guidance regarding Parking Standards (pdf) and six Parking Zones.(pdf)

The draft guidance introduces a system of zones for parking purposes (pdf) with six proposed zones, each with differing designated levels of parking requirements.

6. Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance – Planning Obligations, May 2012

The council has produced and consulted on draft Supplementary Planning Guidance regarding Planning obligations (pdf).

Planning obligations are agreements made between the council and developers, negotiated as part of granting a planning consent.

The document sets out a code of practice and guidance as to what types of obligations will be sought, depending upon the nature and scale of proposed developments.

It should be considered as providing an overarching document to planning obligations within Newport.

7. Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance: Security Measures for Shopfronts & Commercial Premises, April 2012

The draft Supplementary Planning Guidance regarding Security Measures for Shopfronts & Commercial Premises (pdf) sets out appropriate security measures in different parts of the city and identifies when planning permission is required.

It is especially relevant to externally fitted roller shutters and their housings.

8. Draft Station Yard Urban Design Framework: Appendix on Phasing, March 2011

The draft Station Yard Design Framework was prepared in conjunction with Newport Unlimited.

Appendix One: Phasing (pdf) is a draft addition which, when adopted, will form part of the adopted Supplementary Planning Guidance.

9. Draft Planning Framework: Whitehead Works and Monmouthshire Bank Sidings

The draft planning framework for Whitehead works and Monmouthshire Bank Sidings (pdf) provides a planning framework to promote the regeneration of the two adjoining strategic brownfield sites.

10. Wildlife and Development, November 2009

The Draft ‘Wildlife and Development’ Supplementary Planning Guidance (pdf) informs of the council’s approach to wildlife and development, and to ensure a consistent approach to the determination of planning applications.

When formally adopted as SPG, the guidance will be a material consideration in determining applications for planning permission which may impact on wildlife.

11. Design Guide for Infill and Backland Development, June 2009

The Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance: Design Guide for Backland and Infill Development (pdf) is intended to inform members of the public and developers of the council’s approach to infill and backland development, and to ensure a consistent approach to the determination of planning applications.

When formally adopted as SPG, the guidance will be a material consideration in determining applications for planning permission for infill or backland development proposals.

12. Draft Pillgwenlly Regeneration Framework, March 2009

The Draft Pillgwenlly Regeneration Framework (pdf) sets out a set of principles for the regeneration of Pillgwenlly, centred around built heritage and food.

The development principles set out in the document will help determine the future regeneration of Pillgwenlly.

A Summary leaflet (pdf) about the Regeneration Framework is also available.

13. Draft River Usk Strategy, January 2009

The council has produced the Draft River Usk Strategy (pdf) to highlight the current situation with the River Usk, taking into account historical information and studies, and identify key recommendations for the many issues influencing the river’s future.

14. Draft Station Yard Urban Design Framework, October 2008

The station yard at Godfrey Road is identified in the council’s adopted Unitary Development Plan as an Urban Regeneration Site, on which appropriate redevelopment schemes will be encouraged.

The Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance (pdf) sets out the council’s design objectives and principles for the site, along with detailed design guidance to inform any future development proposals.

15. Draft Crindau Development Brief Planning and Design Guidelines, August 2008

The council’s adopted Unitary Development Plan includes proposals for the redevelopment of Crindau.

The Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance (pdf) and a summary leaflet (pdf) set out the proposed land uses for the area and broad development principles applying to the redevelopment.