Landscape in planning
The effect on landscape is one of the
considerations when proposals are put forward for new developments
or when a planning application is made.
Local planning authorities have a statutory duty to consult CCW
on planning applications where CCW’s interests may be affected,
which include both protected landscapes and the wider
Where relevant, we will use information derived from Protected
Area management plans, our landscape assessments (LANDMAP,
seascapes, historic landscapes) and guidance documents to give our
We welcome consultation at an early stage so that our advice can
be incorporated into development proposals.