Renfrewshire Council

LDP1 Examination (August 2013 - June 2014)

Following all consultation stages, the Proposed LDP and all representations to it have been submitted to the Scottish Government for independent review.

This page details information on the examination of the Proposed Local Development Plan. An examination is held so that any unresolved representations to the Proposed Plan can be independently reviewed by reporters from the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA).

On the 18th of June 2013 the Planning and Property Policy Board approved the Proposed Plan, Summary of Representations and Council Responses to be submitted to the Scottish Government, without modification. The Proposed Plan, Schedule 4 Forms and Representations relating to Unresolved Issues have been submitted to the DPEA on the 16th of August 2013.

The Scottish Ministers appointed Mr Dannie Onn, Ms Karen Heywood, Mr Philip G Hutchinson and Mr Ronald W Jackson to carry out the examination of the Renfrewshire Proposed Local Development Plan in accordance with Section 19 of the amended Town and Country Planning Scotland Act 1997.

Conclusion of the Examination

The Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) concluded the examination of Renfrewshire's Proposed Local Development Plan on the 4 June 2014. On the 3 July 2014, Renfrewshire Council submitted a Proposal to adopt the Proposed Renfrewshire Local Development Plan in line with the recommendations contained within the Report of Examination from the Scottish Ministers, apart from the recommendations set out in Issue 8 - Braehead.  More information on this can be found on the Post Examination Modifications webpage.

The full Examination Report and the Reporters' recommendations along with a summary report is available to view below. A copy of the Examination  report can also be found on the DPEA website.