Orkney Council planning authority: core documents

Collection of documents from Orkney Council planning authority that are submitted frequently as part of the planning process.

Parties can now refer to these materials within their submissions, rather than continuously supplying copies of documents.

To submit materials to be considered as part of this collection, email them to DPEAITFINANCE@gov.scot.

Planning authorities can make submissions using the eplanning document exchange system.

To submit a document on this list as part of your document list, you must hyperlink the document name with the URL for the document. Please note it is not sufficient to provide a link to the front page of the core documents library, accompanied by a list of relevant documents. The links must to be to each specific document referred to. Any document lists submitted without complete links for each document will be returned to you. If you are referring to an extract of a larger document, you should specify the relevant section in your document list e.g. Local development plan - Chapter 3 - Section 7.2.

The following are materials that have been accepted as core documents for the Orkney Council planning authority.


Supplementary Guidance



Historic Environment and Cultural Heritage

Housing in the Countryside

Natural Environment

Settlement Statements


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