Local Development Plan 2016 Examination

The Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2016 requires to be considered at a public examination prior to its adoption, conducted by a Reporter appointed by Scottish Ministers.

Aberdeenshire Council submitted the proposed Local Development Plan 2016 for examination on 1 December 2015.

The Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals who carried out the Examination in Public of the Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan submitted their Report of the Examination to the Aberdeenshire Council on the 21 December 2016.

The Council will consider the Reporter’s Recommendations on the plan and then take forward the Local Development Plan for adoption in early 2017.

Ms Allison Coard was appointed as the lead reporter for the examination. Further information on the examination is available under case reference LDP-110-2 on the Directorate of Planning and Environmental Appeals website.

This submission is supported by:

  • A summary of the unresolved objections.

"Schedule 4" reports for the 73 Issues that have been identified  are available on the DPEA website.

The representations received on which these reports are based are available on the proposed LDP representations page.

The Participation Statement was part of the Development Plan Scheme published in March 2015.

  • A proposed Action Programme

This is available on the Delivering development webpage.

This was first published to support the Main Issues Report and has been updated twice since.

This has been updated in response to submissions made.

This assesses the plan for potential impacts on  the conservation objectives  of any European nature conservation site.