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Planning Series Circular 6/2013: Development Planning

Description
ISBN9781784121761
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 27, 2013

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ISBN 978 1 78412 176 1 (web only publication)
ISSN 0141-514X
DPPAS 21685

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Erratum

An erratum was published on 07/01/2014 at paragraph 92 (b) to remove the work 'or' at the end of the sentence, and paragraph 92 (c) to remove to work 'and' at the end of the sentence.

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Addendum

Addendum to Planning Circular 6/2013: Development Planning: Withdrawal of old and superseded Circulars

Contents

INTRODUCTION

PRIORITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT PLANS

GENERAL DUTIES
Sustainable Development & Climate Change
Equalities

TIMING AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN SCHEMES
Participation Statement

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Monitoring and the Evidence Base
Plan Preparation
Main Issues Report
Engagement
Proposed Plan
Modifications
Submission to Scottish Ministers
Examination
Approval or Rejection
Approved Plan - publication and publicity

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Preparation
Monitoring and the Evidence Base
Main Issues Report
Engagement
Publicity
Proposed Plan - Form and Content
Publication and Notification of Proposed Plan
Modifications
Submission to Scottish Ministers
Examination
Adoption

HABITATS REGULATIONS APPRAISAL
Definition of 'Land Use Plan' (Regulation 85A)
Undertaking a Habitats Regulations Appraisal
Considerations of Overriding Public Interest

DEVELOPMENT PLAN EXAMINATIONS
Summary of Unresolved Issues - Schedule 4s
Appointment of a Person to Examine The Plan
Examination of Conformity with Participation Statement
Examination Procedure and Further Representations
Scope of Examination
Recommendations
Costs and Administration

NON-CONFORMITY WITH THE PARTICIPATION STATEMENT

ACTION PROGRAMMES

SUPPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE
Supplementary Guidance - status
Supplementary Guidance - suitable topics / content
Supplementary Guidance - preparation procedures
Non-Statutory Planning Guidance
Environmental Assessment of Supplementary Guidance

KEY AGENCIES

TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS

LEGAL CHALLENGE

DIAGRAMS

Figure 1 - Normal Strategic Development Plan Process

Figure 2 - Normal Local Development Plan Process