Communities should be at the centre of Local Development Plans and the process should be made simple and straightforward for them to engage with, and that communities should be engaged proactively by the planning authorities.
Green Belt Alliance update for May 2023. LDPs, NPF4, Save Maggie’s Bridge, 20 Minute neighbourhoods and more.
The revised draft of NPF4 was approved by the Scottish Parliament on 11 January.
APRS’s campaigning has lead to some key improvements for green belt protection in the latest planning law. In this blog Nikki Sinclair, our Green Belts Alliance Manager explains what the new planning framework means for communities campaigning on planning and for protection of green belts.
Why are green belts so vital in a climate and nature emergency? Nikki Sinclair explains.