8. Supplementary Planning Guidance

Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) is non statutory guidance, which supports the Polices andProposals contained in this Plan. Guidance contained in paragraphs 2.12 to 2.16 of UnitaryDevelopment Plans Wales (2001) is clear that guidance contained in SPG is a material consideration in the determination of planning applications. The weight to be attached to the guidance contained in the SPG is dependent upon the extent to which the guidance has undergone public consultation.

SPG on the following topics has been prepared by the Council and were placed on deposit during April - May 1998 to allow for full public consultation. Consideration has been given to the comments made in respect of each document, and where appropriate amendments have been made:

In addition to the aforementioned topics the Council intends to prepare further SPG in respect of the following topics:

The Council will ensure that the draft versions of the above SPGs are subject to public consultation, and that due consideration will be given to any comments before the guidance becomes Council Policy.

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