Local Place Plan Regulations consultation

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Closes 25 Jun 2021

Questions

1. Do you agree with the proposal that community bodies should have regard to any Locality Plan that is in place for the area under consideration when preparing their Local Place Plan?
2. Do you consider that community bodies should have to have regard to other additional matters beyond the Locality Plan when preparing their Local Place Plan?
3. Do you agree with the proposal that an LPP should contain a statement setting out the community’s proposals plus a map of the area, setting out the LPP boundary?
4. Do you think a requirement for the community body to engage and seek the views of people to assist in the preparation of an LPP should be set out in law?
5. If a requirement to seek the views of people is put into law, what should any minimum requirement be?
6. Do you agree with the proposal that there should be a minimum statutory requirement on the community body to consult the community once a draft LPP has been prepared and before submitting an LPP?
7. If a requirement to consult across the community on the content of a draft LPP is to be put into law, what should any minimum requirement be?
8. Do you agree with the proposal that the community body should seek the views of ward councillors when preparing the LPP?
9. Do you agree that, alongside the LPP itself, the community body should submit a statement on how it has complied with the legal requirements?
10. Do you agree the requirements planning authorities have to keep the register of local place plans should be aligned to the existing arrangements for registers?
11. Do you agree that the additional information provided by the community body alongside the LPP should be kept on the register of local place plans?
12. Please provide your views on the level and content of information to be placed on the register.
13. Do you agree with the proposal that a planning authority may remove an LPP from the register once it has been taken into account in the LDP, and must do so when requested by the community body that prepared it?
14. Do you agree the requirements planning authorities have for making the map of local place plans available should be aligned to the existing arrangements for registers?
15. Please give us any views you have on the content of these partial assessments.
16. Do you have or can you direct us to any information that would assist in finalising these assessments?
17. Please give us your views on the Fairer Scotland Duty and Strategic Environmental Assessment screening documents and our conclusion that full assessments are not required.
18. If you consider that full assessments are required, please suggest any information sources that could help inform these assessments?