Local development plan: Argyll and Bute

Documentation related to the development plan for Argyll and Bute.

Local development plans set out the long term vision for change to the local authority areas that they cover. There are several formal stages to preparing the plan, during which the Scottish Government will issue official correspondence to the planning authority.

The documents held for the Argyll and Bute local development plan are:

  • 22 March 2016 - Letter regarding adoption of Supplementary Guidance - Natural Environment; Landscape and Design; Historic Environment and Archaeology; Support for Business and Industry: General; Support for Industry and Business - Main Potential Growth Sector: Tourism; Retail Developments (Including Changes of Use to and From Shops); General Housing Development; Housing Greenspace; Residential Caravans and Sites; Sport, Leisure, Recreation and Open Space; Key Rural Services; Community Plans and New or Extended Crofting Townships; Planning Gain; Enforcement Action; Departures from the Local Development Plan; Bad Neighbour Development; Shopfront and Advertising Design Principles; Sustainable Siting and Design; Resources and Consumption; Addressing Climate Change; Minerals; Transport (Including Core Paths); Telecommunications and List Of Settlements
  • 20 March 2015 - Letter regarding adoption of Local Development Plan

More information

There are a number of publications and legislation that underpin the development planning process:


Email: developmentplans@gov.scot


Carrie Thomson: 0131 244 7259

Robin Campbell: 0131 244 0626

Jane Tennant: 0131 244 8249


Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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