New Publication: The Planning Series: 14 - Developments of National Significance

Published 29/11/2016   |   Reading Time minutes

This briefing (PDF, 498KB) provides a quick guide to Developments of National Significance (DNS) in Wales. It describes what DNS are, why the DNS regime was introduced, and the process of consenting for them.

It also explains how communities are involved in the DNS process, whether a DNS decision can be challenged, and provides a list of useful sources of further information.

Article by Eleanor Warren-Thomas and Elfyn Henderson, National Assembly for Wales Research Service