Local Development Plan 2

On 13 May 2020 the Authority received the Inspector’s Report on the Examination into the Replacement Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Local Development Plan (LDP). The appointed Inspector found that subject to the recommended changes the Replacement LDP is sound. The Plan was adopted by the National Park Authority on 30 September 2020.

For further information please see the Adoption webpage and the Inspector’s Report webpage

Hearing Sessions were held at Pater Hall, Dimond Street, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6DD.

Date 9.30AM 2PM
2 July 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 1 – Opening, Plan Preparation and Plan Strategy
3 July 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 2 – Special Qualities of the National Park Matter 3 – Major Development, the Potential for Growth
4 July 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 4 – Climate Change, Sustainable Design, Renewable Energy and Flooding Matter 5 -Visitor Economy, Employment and Community Facilities
9 July 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 6 – Housing Provision and Distribution
10 July 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 7 – Affordable Housing, Gypsy and Travellers Accommodation
11 July 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 8 – Allocated Sites: Policy 48 (HA3, HA4, HA5, HA6, HA10, HA11)
1 October 2019
Warrior Room
Matter 9: Principal Residence / Local Connections Housing, Affordable Housing and Monitoring Framework

All Hearing sessions will start at 9:30am and 2:00pm each day, with a break for lunch at about 1.00pm, and a finish at about 4:30pm.

Discussions in relation to the Monitoring Framework will be conducted in writing unless to Inspector considers it appropriate to hold a hearing session.

Hearing sessions to discuss Alternative Sites will only be held if the Inspector considers it necessary to do so.

The Pre-Hearing Meeting took place on Tuesday, 7 May 2019.  Notes of that meeting can be found in the Examination Library.


The Ministers of the Welsh Government have appointed Mrs Nicola Gulley MA MRTPI of the Planning Inspectorate, to conduct the independent Examination to assess the soundness of the Local Development Plan. Her role is to consider all the evidence and produce a report for the Authority giving her recommendations for action. The report will be binding on the Authority which must accept the changes recommended by the Inspector.


The Examination process will be administered by the Programme Officer Caroline Llewellyn who is independent of the Authority and will work under the direction of the Inspector.  All communications / enquiries regarding the Examination (including correspondence for the Inspector) should be addressed to the Programme Officer using the following contact details:

Contact Details

Tel: 01646 624800

Web: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/ldpexamination

Address: Llanion Park, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6DY.

LDP2 Examination Hearings