LDP2 draft supplementary guidance

Supplementary guidance documents provide much more detail than is possible to include in Local Development Plan 2 (LDP2) and can be updated without having to wait for a new LDP to be produced. These draft supplementary guidance documents all directly relate to a policy in LDP2.


The consultation for this draft supplementary guidance has now ended. A report will be taken to the 31st March committee to determine the adoption of the supplementary guidance.

The following draft supplementary guidance were issued for consultation alongside the Proposed Plan. They were approved at the November 2019 Economy and Resources Committee and will be sent to Scottish Ministers to consider them prior to adoption. Once formally adopted they become part of LDP2 and have the same weight as the Plan in the decision making process.

Overarching policies

Economic Development


Historic Environment

Natural Environment

Community Facilities


Planning Guidance

Planning guidance provides detail on a range of subject areas.  Unlike supplementary guidance it does not form part of LDP2 but once adopted by the Council it may be a material consideration in the decision making process.  One of the benefits of planning guidance is that it can be updated very quickly and can be prepared if a new issue arises which does not have an appropriate link in the plan to allow the production of supplementary guidance.

The following list of documents were either supplementary guidance or planning guidance to the first LDP. This list was reported to the November 2019 Economy and Resources Committee for adoption at the same time as the various pieces of supplementarty guidance listed above.  

Supplementary Guidance documents under review

The following documents were adopted as supplementary guidance to the first Local Development Plan. They need to be updated and issued for consultation before they can be readopted as supplementary guidance to LDP2.

This webpage will be kept under review.

Page last updated: 19/02/2020
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