We teamed up with Planning Democracy to run a series of webinars on different aspects of the new National Planning Framework 4 and the planning system. Watch the sessions now.
Whether it is more green spaces, cycling infrastructure, social housing, or public transport, in theory getting it into your Local Development Plan (LDP) could be the best way to make it a reality.
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.
The regulations for the new Local Development Plan (LDP) review process came into force on 19 May 2023 and shortly afterwards the Scottish Government published Guidance on LDPs so that local authorities can implement the new system.
Green Belt Alliance update for May 2023. LDPs, NPF4, Save Maggie’s Bridge, 20 Minute neighbourhoods and more.
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.