Planning Authority Area
Name of Current Plan
Current Plan Adoption Date
Main Issues Report (Key Dates)
Proposed Plan (Key Dates)
Next Plan Adoption Date

Strategic Planning Authorities (Multi-Council Authorities for 4 Largest Regions)

Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Planning Authority (SDP)
Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Plan 2020
August 2020
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act. Plan recently adopted.
Glasgow and Clyde Valley Strategic Planning Authority (SDP)
Clydeplan 2017
July 2017
N/A
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.
South East Scotland Strategic Planning Authority (SDP)
SESplan 2013
June 2013
N/A
June 2017
SESplan 2 rejected May 2019. Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.
Tayside Strategic Planning Authority (SDP)
TAYplan 2016-2036
October 2017
N/A
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.
Review postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act.

Local Planning Authorities (Councils and National Parks)

Aberdeen City
Aberdeen Local Development Plan 2017
January 2017
March 2019 - May 2019
May 2020 - August 2020
January / February 2022
Aberdeenshire
Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2017
April 2017
January 2019 - April 2019
May 2020 - July 2020
December 2021 / January 2022
Angus
Angus Local Development Plan 2016
September 2016
Was due April 2020, now postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act. Evidence report due late 2021.
Following announcement of further legislation by Scottish Government in early 2022.
To be determined.
Argyll & Bute
Argyll and Bute Local Development Plan 1 (2015)
March 2015
October 2017 - December 2017
November 2019 - January 2020
October 2021
Cairngorms National Park
Cairngorms National Park Local Development Plan 2021
March 2021
Awaiting announcement. Plan adopted very recently.
Awaiting announcement. Plan adopted very recently.
Awaiting announcement. Plan adopted very recently.
Clackmannanshire
Clackmannanshire Local Development Plan 2015
August 2015
Plan review to recommence after the adoption of National Planning Framework 4, early 2022.
To be determined.
To be determined.
Dumfries & Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway Local Development Plan 2 (2019)
October 2019
Plan review to recommence after the adoption of National Planning Framework 4, early 2022.
To be determined.
To be determined.
Dundee City
Dundee Local Development Plan 2019
February 2019
December 2019 – February 2020
Provisional date, early 2022. Review paused until adoption of National Planing Framework 4.
Provisional date, early 2023. Review paused until adoption of National Planing Framework 4.
East Ayrshire
East Ayrshire Local Development Plan 2017 
April 2017
September 2019 – November 2019
By November 2021 at the latest.
April 2023
East Dunbartonshire
East Dunbartonshire Local Development Plan 2017
February 2017
June 2019 – December 2019
March 2020 – January 2021
February 2022
East Lothian
East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018
September 2018
May 2019 – July 2019
2022, dates for consultation to be determined.
2023, date to be determined.
East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Local Development Plan 2015
June 2015
November 2016 – February 2017
October 2019 – November 2019
June 2021
Edinburgh, City of
Edinburgh Local Development Plan 2016
November 2016
January 2020 - April 2020
Expected to be published August 2021, public consultation thereafter.
Early-mid 2022
Falkirk
Falkirk Local Development Plan 2 (2020)
August 2020
Awaiting announcement. Plan adopted very recently.
Awaiting announcement. Plan adopted very recently.
Awaiting announcement. Plan adopted very recently.
Fife
FIFEplan 2017
September 2017
Postponed due to the 2019 Scottish Planning Act, likely late 2021.
Postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act. To be determined.
Postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act. To be determined.
Glasgow City
Glasgow's City Development Plan 2017
March 2017
November 2018 – January 2019, then review paused.
Postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act. To be determined.
Postponed due to 2019 Scottish Planning Act. To be determined.
Highland
Highland Plan
April 2012
August 2016, then review paused due to impending review of Scottish Planning System.
Review paused until adoption of National Planning Framework 4 or announcement of further legislation.
Review paused until adoption of National Planning Framework 4 or announcement of further legislation.
Caithness & Sutherland Local Development Plan
August 2018
To be determined.
To be determined.
To be determined.
Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan
July 2015
January 2021 - April 2021
To be determined.
To be determined.
West Highland and Islands Local Development Plan
September 2019
To be determined.
To be determined.
To be determined.
Inverclyde
Inverclyde Local Development Plan 2019
August 2019
December 2020 - January 2021
May 2021 - June 2021
Late 2021 or early 2022
Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park
Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park Local Development Plan 2017-2021
December 2016
Evidence gathering until late 2020 / early 2021, presumed closed.
Early 2022 after the adoption of National Planning Framework 4.
2024
Midlothian
Midlothian Local Development Plan 2017
November 2017
Q3 2022 - Q1 2023
Q1 2024 - Q3 2024
Q1 2026
Moray
Moray Local Development Plan 2020
July 2020
January 2023 - May 2023
February 2014
July 2025
Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles)
Outer Hebrides Local Development Plan 2018
November 2018
To be determined.
To be determined.
To be determined.
North Ayrshire
North Ayrshire Local Devleopment 2019
November 2019
Late 2021 - August 2022
October 2023
November 2024
North Lanarkshire
North Lanarkshire Local Plan 2012
September 2012
Concluded January 2017
Published March 2017, modified February 2019 - April 2019.
Examination commenced October 2020 so adoption expected mid 2021.
Orkney Islands
Orkney Local Development Plan 2017-2022
April 2017
Review not commenced. Expected after adoption of National Planning Framework 4.
To be determined.
To be determined.
Perth & Kinross
Perth & Kinross Local Development Plan 2 (2019)
November 2019
Publish evidence September 2021, submit to Government August 2022.
October 2023
November 2024
Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire Local Development Plan 2014
August 2014
February 2017 - May 2017
March 2019 - June 2019
Examination commenced January 2020, adoption imminent.
Scottish Borders
Scottish Borders Local Development Plan 2016
May 2016
October 2018 – January 2019
Consultation closed January 2021
Mid-late 2021
Shetland Islands
Shetland Local Development Plan 2014
September 2014
August 2021 - October 2021
March 2022 - May 2022
December 2022
South Ayrshire
South Ayrshire Local Development Plan 2014
September 2014
November 2017 – January 2018
June 2019 - November 2019, followed by consultation on modified proposed plan July 2020 - August 2020.
Examination commeced March 2021, adoption likely late 2021.
Town Centres and Retail Plan 2017
April 2017
Unknown.
Unknown.
Unknown.
South Lanarkshire
South Lanarkshire Local Development Plan 2020
December 2020
To be determined. Plan very recently adopted.
To be determined. Plan very recently adopted.
To be determined. Plan very recently adopted.
Stirling
Stirling Local Development Plan 2018
October 2018
Previous review paused due to review of Scottish Planning System. Review to re-commence 2021.
To be determined.
To be determined.
West Dunbartonshire
West Dunbartonshire Local Development Plan 2 (2020)
August 2020
To be determined. Plan recently adopted.
To be determined. Plan recently adopted.
To be determined. Plan recently adopted.
West Lothian
West Lothian Local Development Plan 1 (2018)
September 2018
Previous review paused but has recommenced. Main Issues Report expected Q1 2022
Q4 2022 / Q1 2023
2024