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Welcome to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s Planning pages. Here you can view a list of planning applications and decisions and view them on a map, and view the Authority’s Local Development Plan (LDP) and planning guidance documents.

Additionally you can use the Wales Planning portal to prepare and submit your planning application online.

Planning Aid Wales is an independent charity providing advice and support on all aspects of land use planning in Wales.  Visit or call the planning helpline service on 02920 625 000 for more information.

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National Parks – Why Planning?

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is the Local Planning Authority for the National Park.  Under the Town and Country Planning Act 2004 the Authority has a statutory responsibility to prepare a Local Development Plan (LDP).  Our Plan was adopted in 2010 and it seeks to apply National Park Purposes and (see below) and duties in regard to land use planning and development.

Planning Authority Area


National Park Purposes: 

The Environment Act 1995 (as revised) sets out two statutory purposes for National Parks in England and Wales:

  1. Conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage
  2. Promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of National Parks by the Public

In carrying out these purposes we are also have a duty to:

  • Seek to foster the economic and social well being of local communities within the National Parks


Planning Performance:

Planning Annual Performance Report (APR)​ (2017-18)