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West Lothian Council planning authority: core documents

West Lothian council planning authority core documents library for use in planning and environmental appeals

West Lothian 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 West Lothian Council planning authority.

Local development plan

Current local development plan

  • West Lothian Local Development Plan 2018

Local development plan maps

  • Map 1 - West Lothian
  • Map 2 - Linlithgow and Broxburn Area
  • Map 3 - Livingston Area
  • Map 4 - Bathgate Area
  • Map 5 - Villages

Supplementary Guidance

  • Affordable Housing
  • Development in the Countryside 2018
  • Flooding and Drainage 2018
  • Planning and Noise 2017
  • Residential Development Guide



West Lothian LDP

West Lothian

1 page PDF
3.1 MB

Linlithgow and Broxburn Area

1 page PDF
3.7 MB

Livingston Area

1 page PDF
5.1 MB

Bathgate Area

1 page PDF
4.2 MB


1 page PDF
4.0 MB

Affordable Housing 2018

14 page PDF
786.7 kB

Development in the Countryside 2018

78 page PDF
824.1 kB

Flooding and Drainage 2018

44 page PDF
1.1 MB

Planning and Noise 2017

11 page PDF
727.3 kB

Residential Development Guide

98 page PDF
3.8 MB


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