Proposed Scottish Borders Local Development Plan

Closed 25 Jan 2021

Opened 2 Nov 2020

Overview

We have produced the Proposed Scottish Borders Local Development Plan (PLDP), which follows on from the Main Issues Report (MIR). The PLDP sets out land use allocations and planning policies for the Scottish Borders, for the next 10 years. The Plan is the Council’s settled position, having taken on board the comments received during the consultation on the MIR.

The PLDP and background information are available on the Council’s website at: www.scotborders.gov.uk/ldp2

Why we are consulting

The Council has a statutory responsibility to seek the views of the public on the new PLDP, and to take these views into account within the Local Development Plan Process. 

This representation period is therefore an opportunity for the public and key stakeholders to have their say on the proposed allocated sites and proposed policies within the PLDP, ahead of the Plan going to Examination by a Scottish Government Reporter.

We would encourage everyone who wants to comment on the policies and proposals of the Proposed Development Plan, to take this opportunity to do so.

What happens next

Officers will process and summarise the representations made on the Proposed Local Development Plan. Any outstanding objections will be subject to examination by the Scottish Governments Planning and Environmental Appeals Division.

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Carers
  • Children and Young People
  • Civil and public servants
  • Councillors
  • Elected Members
  • Employees
  • Homeless people
  • Jobseekers
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender people (LGBT)
  • Low income households
  • Men
  • Minority Ethnic groups
  • Older people
  • Parents/carers
  • People with disabilities
  • People with long term conditions
  • Professionals
  • Residents
  • Road users
  • Students
  • Teaching/education staff
  • Visitors
  • Volunteers
  • Women
  • Amenity groups
  • Architects/designers
  • Built heritage groups
  • Businesses
  • Developers/investors
  • Development planning key agencies
  • Education institutions
  • External councils
  • Housing associations
  • Landowners
  • Planning consultants
  • Professional bodies
  • Scottish Government departments
  • Services/Utilities
  • Transport groups
  • Community councils
  • Community group
  • Sports group
  • Third Sector
  • Voluntary Sector
  • All staff

Interests

  • Children and Young People
  • Early Years
  • Education
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender people (LGBT)
  • Libraries
  • Older people
  • Transport
  • Natural heritage/open space
  • Development management statutory consultations
  • People with disabilities
  • People with long term conditions
  • Local Government
  • Community councils
  • Common Good
  • Community Planning Partnerships
  • Businesses