Use of LANDMAP and LVIA

Charlie Falzon made this Freedom of Information request to Countryside Council for Wales

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Dear Sir or Madam,

With reference to Applications A031074, A031075 and A071154 relating to a proposed business park at Capel Bangor, Ceredigion.

I'm writing to ask whether CCW has asked for and reviewed a Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment in relation to these propposals.

Can I also ask whether you expressed any interest in this proposal other than in relation to biodiversity matters.

I'd also like to know whether you have a written policy on responding consultation where a LANDMAP visual and sensory evaluation is High. My understanding is that as a matter of policy you do not make a substantive response in these cases. It would be useful to see such a policy n writing.

Yours faithfully,

Charlie Falzon

Dear Countryside Council for Wales / Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru,

On 4th December I wrote to ask the following:
'With reference to Applications A031074, A031075 and A071154 relating to a proposed business park at Capel Bangor, Ceredigion.

I'm writing to ask whether CCW has asked for and reviewed a Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment in relation to these proposals.

Can I also ask whether you expressed any interest in this proposal other than in relation to biodiversity matters.

I'd also like to know whether you have a written policy on responding consultation where a LANDMAP visual and sensory evaluation is High. My understanding is that as a matter of policy you do not make a substantive response in these cases. It would be
useful to see such a policy in writing.'

I am awaiting information on any written policy regarding the use of LANDMAP in relation to planning applications, particularly where you choose not to review applications in aspect areas of High visual and sensory values.

Yours faithfully,

Charlie Falzon

Donna Muirhead, Countryside Council for Wales

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Donna Muirhead, Countryside Council for Wales

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Dear Mr Felzon,

Please see attached CCW's response to your request.

Kind Regards
Donna

Donna Muirhead
Swyddog Mynediad i Wybodaeth/Access to Information Officer
Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru/Countryside Council for Wales
Maes y Ffynnon
Penrhosgarnedd
Bangor
Gwynedd
LL57 2DW
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