Renfrewshire Council

Preparation of the next Local Development Plan

Update - The Renfrewshire Local Development Plan Proposed Plan was submitted to the Scottish Ministers on 31 January 2020. The examination of the Renfrewshire Local Development Plan Proposed Plan commenced on 12 May 2020 by Ms Claire Milne, the reporter appointed by the Scottish Ministers. The administration of the examination is being carried out by the Scottish Government's Planning and Environmental Appeals Division (DPEA).


Our offices at Renfrewshire House and all libraries remain closed until further notice. You will be able to view the Proposed Plan in person once our offices and libraries re-open.

You can view the Renfrewshire Local Development Plan Proposed Plan, New Development Supplementary Guidance, Strategic Environment Assessment Environmental Report, Action/Delivery Programme and all associated background papers under 'Related Documents'.

The Schedule 4 Reports prepared in relation to the Renfrewshire Local Development Plan Proposed Plan can be viewed on the DPEA's website using the link under 'Related Links'

Review of Renfrewshire Local Development Plan

The adopted Renfrewshire Local Development Plan (August 2014) sets out the policies and proposals for the next ten years but is required to be revised every five years.

Timetable for Preparation of Local Development Plan 2

Renfrewshire Council's Development Plan Scheme 2019 provides more information on timescales for the preparation of the next Renfrewshire Local Development Plan and sets out:

  • the proposed timing for the preparation of the Local Development Plan;

  • details of what is likely to be involved at each stage of the preparation process; and

  • a participation statement indicating when and with whom consultation is likely to take place.

Get Involved

We have established a mailing list to ensure that interested parties are kept informed of progress on the Local Development Plan. If you would like to be informed of progress then please get in touch with your full contact details at the email address below.

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