On January 14, 2014 the Scottish Government took a further step forward in the preparation of two key land use planning documents – National Planning Framework 3 (NPF3) and Scottish Planning Policy (SPP).
As a requirement under the Planning etc. (Scotland) 2006, the Scottish Government laid its Proposed NPF3 in Parliament. You can find more information on the Proposed NPF3, and its accompany assessments.
In addition the Scottish Government has published an SPP Position Statement which outlines Ministers’ position as of January 2014 on 10 key issues relevant to the review of the SPP. You can find more information on the SPP and its accompany assessments.
Information on the scope of the work of the four Parliamentary committees which will be considering these documents is available on the Scottish Parliament website.