1. Index of Policies

CHAPTER 1

CREATING A QUALITY ENVIRONMENT

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EV1

Design

19

EV2

Siting and Location

23

EV3

Accessibility

26

EV4

Public Realm

27

EV5

Art in the Environment

28

EV6

Ancient Monuments & Protection of Archaeological Sites

29

EV7

Extensions/Alterations to Listed Buildings

31

EV8

Demolition of Listed Buildings

31

EV9

Conservation Areas

32

EV10

Demolition of Unlisted Buildings in Conservation Areas

33

EV11

Historic Parks, Gardens and Landscapes

34

EV12

Lanes and Public Paths

36

EV13

Shopfronts

37

EV14

Advertisements

38

EV15

Hoardings and Illuminated Display Panels

39

EV16

Small Villages

40

EV17

Large Villages

41

EV18

Local Needs Affordable Housing

43

EV19

Replacement Dwellings/Chalets

45

EV20

New Dwellings in the Countryside

46

EV21

Rural Development

47

EV22

Countryside General Policy

49

EV23

Green Wedges

49

EV24

Greenspace System

52

EV25

Sites of International Importance

54

EV26

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

55

EV27

SSSIs and National Nature Reserves

56

EV28

Sites of Local Importance

57

EV29

Common Land

58

EV30

Trees, Woodland and Hedgerow Protection

59

EV31

Protection of the Undeveloped Coastline

60

EV32

Environmental Enhancement

61

EV33

Sewage Disposal

63

EV34

Protection of Controlled Waters

64

EV35

Surface Water Run-Off

65

EV36

Development and Flood Risk

66

EV37

Tidal and River Defences

67

EV38

Contaminated Land

68

EV39

Land Instability

69

EV40

Air, Noise and Light Pollution

70

EV41

Hazardous Installations/Consultation Zones

71

   

CHAPTER 2

DEVELOPING THE ECONOMY

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EC1

General Employment Sites

76

EC2

SA1 Swansea Waterfront

79

EC3

Established Industrial and Commercial Areas

80

EC4

New Retail Development

83

EC5

District Shopping Centres

84

EC6

Local Shopping Centres and Neighbourhood Facilities

86

ECNR

Non-Retail Uses in Shopping Centres

86

EC7

Enterprise Park Retailing

88

EC8

Retail Warehouses

88

EC9

Out of Centre Retailing

89

EC10

Markets and Car Boot Sales

91

EC11

Rural Business Development

92

EC12

Conversion of Existing Rural Buildings

94

EC13

Agricultural Land

95

EC14

Agricultural Development

96

EC15

Urban Tourism

98

EC16

Swansea Bay Recreational and Tourism Facilities

99

EC17

Rural Tourism

100

EC18

Serviced Tourist Accommodation

101

EC19

Unserviced Tourist Accommodation

101

EC20

New Chalet, Static Caravan, Touring Unit and Camping Sites

103

EC21

Existing Static Caravan, Touring Unit and Camping Sites

104

EC22

Small Caravan and Camping Sites on Farms, Permitted Development Rights and Storage of Caravans

106

   

CHAPTER 3

PROVIDING HOMES AND COMMUNITY FACILITIES

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HC1

Housing Sites

118

HC2

Urban Infill Housing

123

HC3

Affordable Housing

125

HC4

Regeneration of Older Housing Areas

126

HC5

Houses in Multiple Occupation

127

HC6

Flat Conversions

127

HC7

Residential Extensions and Alterations

128

HC8

Over the Shop Housing

129

HC9

Gypsy and Traveller Caravan Sites

129

HC10

Residential Use of Holiday Chalets/Static Caravans

130

HC11

Higher Education Campus Development

131

HC12

Schools

133

HC13

Morriston and Singleton Hospitals

133

HC14

Cefn Coed Hospital

134

HC15

Community and Health Facilities

135

HC16

Cemeteries

136

HC17

Planning Obligations

136

HC18

Leisure Facilities and Areas

139

HC19

Tawe Riverside Park

139

HC20

Swansea Urban Woodland

140

HC21

Loughor Foreshore

140

HC22

Clyne Valley Country Park

141

HC23

Community Recreation Land

141

HC24

Play Areas/ Public Open Space

142

HC25

Lliw/ Llan Valley

143

HC26

Informal Recreation

144

HC27

Use of Land for Horses for Recreational Purposes

145

HC28

Sports Facilities

145

HC29

Golf Course Development

146

HC30

Heritage Sites

147

HC31

Water Based Recreation

147

HC32

Royal Fern Golf Resort Project

148

   

CHAPTER 4

RESOURCES AND WASTE MANAGEMENT

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R1

Development of Mineral Resources

153

R2

Coal

155

R3

Coal Bed Methane Gas

157

R4

Sand/ Aggregates

157

R5

Crushed Rock

159

R6

Secondary/ Recycled Aggregates

160

R7

Buffer Zone

161

R8

Borrow Pits

162

R9

Public Utilities

163

R10

Telecommunications

164

R11

Renewable Energy

167

R12

Waste Management

170

R13

Landfill Sites

172

R14

Special / Hazardous Waste

173

R15

Civic Amenity Sites and Local Facilities

174

R16

Major New Development Waste Management Facilities

175

R17

Agricultural Land – Imported Waste

175

   

CHAPTER 5

IMPROVING ACCESSIBILITY

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AS1

New Development Proposals

180

AS2

Design and Layout

182

AS3

Public Rights of Way

183

AS4

Public Access Routes

183

AS5

Walking and Cycling

185

AS6

Parking

186

AS7

Bus Services

187

AS8

Park and Ride

189

AS9

Rail Services

190

AS10

Traffic Management and Highway Safety

191

AS11

Roads

192

AS12

Port and Docks

193

AS13

Swansea Airport

194

   

CHAPTER 6

CITY CENTRE ACTION AREA

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CC1

City Centre Mixed Use Development

200

CC2

City Centre Retail Core

201

CC3

St Davids/Quadrant Area

203

CC4

Parc Tawe

205

CC5

Creating an Attractive City Centre Environment

206

CC6

Delivering Improvements in City Centre Accessibility

206

CC7

City Centre Parking

207

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