Consultation launched on Renfrewshire’s next Local Development Plan

The public are invited to have their say on Renfrewshire’s Local Development Plan.

From the council website:

A 12-week consultation into the plan, which will shape land use and planning decisions in Renfrewshire for the next 10 years, launched today.

The plan will:

  • Protect the environment and Renfrewshire’s built and cultural heritage by encouraging development in the right locations
  • Promote and support measures to reduce and assist in mitigating the effects of climate change
  • Support the regeneration and renewal of existing areas, creating strong communities and attractive places
  • Promote the development of digital connections to attract people to live in Renfrewshire and support businesses to flourish
  • Provide a framework for City Deal investment, bringing jobs to Renfrewshire and boosting the economy
  • Support town centres to thrive
  • Create a range and choice of housing that meets Renfrewshire’s current and future needs
  • Support a ‘getting it right for every child’ approach, ensuring developments provide safe travel and transport links to schools

It also identifies seven settlement plans which can be used by local communities to help them prepare Local Place Plans that will shape their area.

You can take part in the consultation by filling out a representation form. The form, which can be submitted by email or post, is available from the Council website, Renfrewshire House and all Council libraries.

The consultation ends on Monday 10 June 2019.

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