Publication - Correspondence

Local development plan: Falkirk

Documentation related to the development plan for Falkirk.

30 Nov 2015
Local development plan: Falkirk

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 Falkirk local development plan are:

  • 25 November 2020 - Draft Supplementary Guidance
  • 12 October 2020 - Clearance Letter - Supplementary Guidance
  • 06 August 2020 - Letter regarding clearance of the Falkirk Local Development Plan 2
  • 18 March 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Affordable Housing
  • 16 November 2016 - Letter regarding adoption of Supplementary Guidance - Renewable Energy
  • 25 April 2016 - Letter regarding adoption of Supplementary Guidance - Listed Buildings and Unlisted Properties in Conservasion Areas
  • 30 November 2015 - Letter regarding adoption of Supplementary Guidance - Shopfronts; Healthcare and New Housing Development and Low and Zero Carbon Development
  • 16 July 2015 - Letter directing modification of Local Development Plan and Supplementary Guidance - Development in the Countryside; Neighbourhood Design; Residential Extensions and Alterations; Biodiversity and Development; Trees and Development; Education and Housing Development; Affordable Housing; Open Space and New Development and Spatial Framework and Guidance for Wind Energy Development

More information

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




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