Draft Local Development Order (Llanelli Town Centre)

Page updated on: 16/03/2018

The consultation period for the Draft Local Development Order (LDO) ran from December 18 2017 to February 9 2018. The Consultation period is now closed. 

The Council has established a ‘Task Force’ with a view to overseeing the regeneration of Llanelli town centre. A key issue that the Task Force has been seeking to address is the number of vacant retail units in the town centre.  The potential contribution that a shift in planning policy could make to facilitating investment and helping in incentivising development is noted.

Further to the above, the LDO acknowledges a shifting role for the town centre to that of a destination and living environment as well as a retail centre. It seeks to introduce a permissive planning regime that would allow specified changes of use to take place without the applicant having to apply for planning permission. You can download the supporting documents that were used during the consultation.