Clackmannanshire Council in accord with Part 3, Section 17 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Planning) (Scotland) Regulations 2008, hereby give Notice of Intention to Adopt the Local Development Plan.
You can view an electronic version of the Proposed Local Development Plan through our Online Local Development Plan portal.
The currently adopted development plan for Clackmannanshire was prepared under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997. It comprises of the Clackmannanshire and Stirling Structure Plan 2002, as altered, and the Clackmannanshire Local Plan 2004, as altered.
Under the Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006 the Council prepared a Local Development Plan for Clackmannanshire. The focus of the new Plan is to support sustainable economic growth, improve quality of life and to protect our environment. The Plan places strong emphasis on identifying opportunities for change whilst continuing to enhance and regenerate Clackmannanshire.
The Plan was subject to examination by the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA). The Reporters' published their Report of Examination on 20th March 2015. The Plan has been largely Modified in accord with the Reporters' Report, and the Council agreed on 14th May 2015 to proceed to its adoption.
The modified Local Development Plan and all related documents are available to download from the Council's Open Data Portal.
Within the next 3 months the Council will deposit the Plan, with Modifications, and submit the documents required by Section 18 (12) of The Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006 to the Scottish Ministers for adoption. Within 28 days of receiving these documents Scottish Ministers will confirm whether the Plan, with Modifications, may be adopted.
The Development Plan Scheme gives you an indication of the timeline for the remaining key steps in preparing the Local Development Plan. The Scheme is updated annually. The Council targets mid-summer 2015 for adoption.
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