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Renfrewshire Council planning authority: core documents

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

Renfrewshire Council planning authority: core documents

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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 Renfrewshire Council planning authority.

Local Development Plan (LDP)

  • Adopted Local Development Plan - August 2014
  • Action Programme - November 2014
  • New Development Supplementary Guidance - Adopted November 2014
  • Housing Land Supply Supplementary Guidance - 2015
  • Map A Rural and Index Map
  • Map B Houston, Crosslee, Bridge of Weir, Brookfield, Linwood, Langbank
  • Map C Erskine, Inchinnan, Bishopton
  • Map D Erskine, Inchinnan, Bishopton
  • Map E Paisley
  • Map F Johnstone, Elderslie, Kilbarchan, Howwood, Linwood, Loch Winnoch


Next Local Development Plan (LDP)

  • Main Issues Report 2017


Development Planning Guidance

  • Renfrewshires Places - Residential Design Guide - March 2015
  • Householder Development Guidance - Planning Advice Note 2016
  • Development Guidance - Houses in Multiple Occupation - Planning Advice Note 2016
  • Development Guidance - Hot Food Take-Aways - Planning Advice Note 2016
  • Planning Advice Note - Gypsy-Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Development
  • Planning Advice Note - Solar Farm Developments in Renfrewshire
  • Tree Protection and Treeworks Guidance


Renfrewshire Centre Strategies

  • Braehead
  • Erskine
  • Johnstone
  • Linwood
  • Renfrew


Renfrewshire Strategic Economic Framework 2016-2018

  • Strategic Economic Framework 2016-2018
  • Paisley Town Centre Action Plan 2016-2026


Renfrewshire Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP)

  • SHIP 2019-20 to 2023-24


SPZ Renfrew Town Centre

  • Simplified Planning Zone Scheme - August 2015


SPZ Hillington

  • A Simplified Planning Zone for Hillington Park - August 2014


Strategic Land Audits

  • Industrial and Business Land Supply 2017
  • Vacant and Derelict Land Supply 2017
  • Vacant and Derelict Land Supply 2018
  • Finalised Housing Land Audit - March 2018


Local Housing Strategy

  • Local Housing Strategy 2016-2021



  • Access Strategy 2016-2026
  • Biodiversity Action Plan 2018-2022
  • Foxbar Local Place Plan
  • Johnstone South West Masterplan
  • Renfrewshire Core Paths Plan


Map A Rural and Index Map

1 page PDF
12.7 MB

Map E Paisley

1 page PDF
20.2 MB

Braehead centres strategy

18 page PDF
15.1 MB

Erskine centres strategy

19 page PDF
11.0 MB

Johnstone centres strategy

26 page PDF
5.3 MB

Linwood centres strategy

18 page PDF
16.1 MB

Renfrew centres strategy

22 page PDF
16.3 MB

Foxbar Local Place Plan

36 page PDF
20.6 MB

Johnstone South West Masterplan

92 page PDF
7.8 MB

Renfrewshire Core Paths Plan

52 page PDF
543.4 kB


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