Policy and Guidance
The Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing, Jane Davidson, launched the final Ministerial Interim Planning Policy Statement (MIPPS) (01/2009) 'Planning for Sustainable Buildings' in May.
Alongside the final MIPPS (01/2009) the Minister also launched the consultation on the draft Technical Advice Note TAN 22 'Planning for Sustainable Buildings'.
Various reference documents are available below:
In November 2009, the Assembly Government issued a clarification letter regarding the MIPPS. This can be found here in English a yma yn Cymraeg.
Draft TAN 22 'Planning for Sustainable Buildings' (Consultation)
The legislation for the Design and Access Statements has now been published. The Legislation is available to view here.
Technical Advice Note (TAN) 12: Design was published in June 2009. This guidance should be used to assist applicants in ensuring that applications for planning permission or listed building consent, with exceptions, that are submitted on or after 1 June 2009 contain all the relevant information on design and access issues. Click here to see TAN 12.
The Assembly Government has also published introductory an leaflet on Design and Access Statements / Datganiadau Dylunio a Mynediad and Delivering Sustainable Buildings / Taflen ar gyfer Adeiladau Cynaliadwy
RTPI Cymru organised training, funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, to support the role out of this new policy and guidance, with support from the Design Commission for Wales, in April and May. The training was delivered by a joint team of AECOM (formerly Faber Maunsell) and Barton Willmore.
Copies of the presentations are available below.
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Topic 1: Policy Context
Pwnc 1: Cyd-destun Polisi
Topic 2: Overview of the Code for Sustainable Homes & BREEAM
Pwnc 2 - Trosolwg o'r Cod Cartrefi Cynaliadwy a BREEAM
Topic 3: Understanding the Energy Requirements
Pwnc 3 - Deall y Gofynion Ynni
Topic 4: Implementing the Policy: Assessing Applications
Pwnc 4 - Rhoi'r Polisi ar Waith – Asesu Ceisiadau
Topic 5: Implementing the Policy: Assessing Compliance Post-consent
Pwnc 5 - Rhoi'r Polisi ar Waith – Asesu Cydymffurfiaeth ar ôl cael Caniatâd
Topic 6: The DAS in the Planning System (Policy & Guidance)
Pwnc 6 - Y DAS yn y System Gynllunio: Polisi a Chanllawiau
Topic 7: The DAS in the Planning System (at Appeal)
Pwnc 7 - Y DAS yn y System Gynllunio: Mewn Apêl
Topic 8: Objectives of Good Design
Pwnc 8 - Amcanion Dylunio Da
Topic 9: What Makes a Good DAS?
Pwnc 9 - Beth sy'n creu DAS da?
Topic 10: Assessing DASs
Pwnc 10 - Asesu DAS