Local development plan: South Lanarkshire

Documentation related to the development plan for South Lanarkshire.

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 South Lanarkshire local development plan are:

  • 24 March 2021 - Notice of Intention to Adopt – South Lanarkshire Local Development Plan 2
  • 21 September 2018 – Comments on the South Lanarkshire Proposed Local Development Plan
  • 22 September 2016 - Letter regarding adoption of Supplemantary Guidance - Community Infrasture Assessment
  • 11 March 2016 - Letter regarding adoption of Supplemantary Guidance - Renewable Energy
  • 28 September 2015- Letter regarding adoption of Supplementary Guidance - Sustainable Development and Climate Change; Green Belt and Rural Area; Development Management, Placemaking and Design; Industrial and Commercial Development; Town Centres and Retailing; Affordable Housing and Housing Choice; Green Network and Greenspace and Natural and Historic Environment
  • 26 June 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


Area 2-F (South)
Planning, Architecture and Regeneration Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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