[62D Developments of national significance: applications to be made to Welsh Ministers]
[62D Developments of national significance: applications to be made to Welsh Ministers]

[(1)     A nationally significant development application is to be made to the Welsh Ministers instead of to the local planning authority.

(2)     A nationally significant development application is an application for planning permission for the development of land in Wales, where the development to which the application relates is of national significance.

(3)     Development is of national significance for this purpose if it meets criteria specified in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers for the purposes of this section.

(4)     Development is also of national significance for this purpose if it is development that the National Development Framework for Wales specifies, under section 60(3) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, is to constitute development of national significance for the purposes of this section.