Views sought on Proposed Local Development Plan for Aberdeenshire



ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (DEVELOPMENT PLANNING)

(SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2008 – REGULATION 12

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005 – SECTION 16

NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OF PROPOSED ABERDEENSHIRE

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (2020) AND STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT – ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT

Notice is given that Aberdeenshire Council has published a Proposed Local Development Plan for the Aberdeenshire area. An associated Strategic Environmental Assessment – Environmental Report of the Proposed Local Development Plan has also been published.

The Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan and associated documents set out the proposals made by Aberdeenshire Council for future development in Aberdeenshire and in particular proposals for where development should or should not be carried out. The Proposed Local Development Plan also contains policies that would be used to determine future applications for planning permission. The next Local Development Plan will shape the future of land use in Aberdeenshire for the period until 2031.

The Proposed Local Development Plan, together with associated documents including the Strategic Environmental Assessment – Environmental Report of the Proposed Local Development Plan, has been published, and is available for inspection by electronic means, on the Council’s website. In accordance with Section 7 and Schedule 6(9)(2) of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, documents will not be made available for inspection in public libraries or at Council Planning Offices throughout Aberdeenshire due to action taken in order to control the incidence or transmission of coronavirus.  

Aberdeenshire Council is seeking views on its Proposed Local Development Plan and Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report of the Proposed Local Development Plan. Anyone who wishes to express an opinion or make a representation on the Proposed Local Development Plan or Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report of the Proposed Local Development Plan may do so, in writing, until 5pm on 17 July 2020. We encourage respondents to utilise the pro-forma response form, which is available at the website above or by contacting the Planning Policy Team.

Completed responses can be emailed to ldp@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or posted to:-

Planning Policy Team, Infrastructure Services, Aberdeenshire Council, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB. Further information about the Proposed Local Development Plan can be obtained using the contact details listed above or by telephoning 01467 563230.



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