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Planning Circular 2/2008: statutory guidance on strategic development planning authorities

Guidance setting out how planning authorities should work together to prepare strategic development plans.

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POLICY CONTEXT

3. The White Paper Modernising the Planning System, published in June 2005, signalled Ministers' intentions to introduce the strategic development plans and local development plans that are now provided for in the Planning Act. The White Paper proposed that while local development plans would cover the whole of Scotland, strategic development plans would only cover the four largest city regions around Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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