LDP process

The process of creating a Local Development Plan (LDP) is structured into a number of stages with associated information.

Follow the links below: 

Stages of the LDP

1. Vision and objectives

2. Strategic options

3. Criteria for candidate sites

4. Candidate sites (and major candidate sites)

5. Preferred strategy

6. Deposit Local Development Plan

7. Previous Alternative Sites stage

8. Revised Deposit LDP

9. Alternative Sites – Revised LDP stage

10. Submission

11. Focused Changes February 2014

12. Public Examination April – May 2014

13. Matters Arising Changes June 2014

14. Matters Arising Changes September – November 2014

15. Inspector's Report

16. Adoption - January 2015

LDP assessments

A Sustainability Appraisal (SA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA) were carried out to examine the sustainability of the LDP and its effect on species and habitats.

Purchase documents

Use the online LDP order form to purchase the LDP and associated documents or complete and return the LDP order form (pdf)


Contact the planning policy team at Newport City Council with enquiries about the LDP.