Local development plan: West Lothian

Documentation related to the development plan for West Lothian.


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 West Lothian local development plan are:

  • 29 July 2021 - Notice of intention to adopt supplementary guidance - Cemetery Contributions
  • 15 July 2021 - Notice of intention to adopt supplementary guidance - Renewables and Low Carbon Energy Development (Excluding Wind Energy)
  • 25 June 2021 -  West Lothian Local Development Plan: Notification of intention to adopt Wind Energy Development Supplementary Guidance
  • 20 May 2021 - Notice of intention to adopt supplementary guidance – Planning & Education
  • 24 March 2021 - Developer Contributions Towards Transport Infrastructure Supplementary Guidance – Direction Letter
  • 16 September 2020 - Developer Obligations for General Infrastructure for Site Delivery Supplementary Guidance - Clearance Letter
  • 8 April 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Affordable Housing
  • 5 April 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Flooding
  • April 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Residential Development
  • 11 March 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Development in the Countryside
  • 11 March 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Air Quality
  • 4 February 2019  – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Planning and Noise
  • 27 June 2018 – Letter regarding adoption of local development plan
  • 20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan
  • 20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - Developer Contributions
  • 20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - East Calder rail halt (Action Programme)
  • 20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - East Calder rail halt (Proposed Plan)
  • 20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - Transport Appraisal
  • 20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - Winchburgh

More information

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

Documents 

25 June 2021 - Notification of intention to adopt Wind Energy Development Supplementary Guidance

29 July 2021 - Notice of intention to adopt supplementary guidance - Cemetery Contributions

15 July 2021 - Notice of intention to adopt supplementary guidance - Renewables and Low Carbon Energy Development (Excluding Wind Energy)

20 May 2021 - Notice of intention to adopt supplementary guidance – Planning & Education

24 March 2021 - Developer Contributions Towards Transport Infrastructure Supplementary Guidance – Direction Letter

16 September 2020 - Developer Obligations for General Infrastructure for Site Delivery Supplementary Guidance - Clearance Letter

8 April 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Affordable Housing

5 April 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Flooding

4 April 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Residential Development

11 March 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Air Quality

11 March 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Development in the Countryside

4 February 2019 – Letter regarding adoption of supplementary guidance – Planning and Noise

27 June 2018 – Letter regarding adoption of local development plan.pdf

20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan.pdf

20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - Developer Contributions.pdf

20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - East Calder rail halt (Action Programme).pdf

20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - East Calder rail halt (Proposed Plan).pdf

20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - Transport Appraisal.pdf

20 November 2015 - Comments on the Local Development Plan - Winchburgh.pdf

Contact

Email: developmentplans@gov.scot

Telephone:

Carrie Thomson: 0131 244 7259

Robin Campbell: 0131 244 0626

Jane Tennant: 0131 244 8249

Post:

Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

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