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Plan Background Reports

The North Lanarkshire Local Development Plan (The Plan) is supported by Background Reports. They support what The Plan says and does, and how it was put together.

Supporting the Plan

The following background papers support the North Lanarkshire Local Development Plan.

Background papers

These include:

  • Main Issues Report.
  • Main Issues Report 2016 (Report on the Responses to the MIR and Site Options).
  • Oxford Economics Economic Outlook and Scenario providing an economic profile and forecast for North Lanarkshire as a basis for the North Lanarkshire Local Development Plan growth scenario.
  • Oxford Economics Economic Outlook and Scenario 2018 providing an economic profile and forecast for North Lanarkshire.
  • Places for Business and Industry Charrette considering a new policy framework for business sites.
  • South Wishaw Mini Charrette considering the effectiveness of land for housing in the South Wishaw area.
  • Local Housing Strategy for meeting needs and improving the quality of housing in North Lanarkshire.
  • Housing Needs and Demand Assessment setting housing land requirements for the Clydeplan area.
  •  Affordable Housing Report providing evidence in support of an affordable housing policy, after 2018.
  • Local Landscape Character Assessment updating local landscape character designations.  
  • Landscape Capacity Study for Wind Turbine Development considering the capacity of local landscapes to accommodate wind turbines in the Clyde Plan area.
  • Site Selection Methodology setting out how potential development sites were selected and assessed, after 2018.
  • Urban Boundary Review Background Report assessing long-term defensible settlement boundaries.
  • Green Network Opportunities identifying strategic locations for green infrastructure improvements.
  • Statement of Landscape Importance for the Clyde Valley Special Landscape Area Background Report.
  • Statement of Landscape Importance for the Kilsyth Hills Special Landscape Area Background Report.

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Development Planning and Management Transport Appraisal Guidance

An appraisal has been carried out in accordance with this guidance to identify transport infrastructure mitigation due to impact of developments. Appraisals covering sites in Bargeddie and Carnbroe and Cumbernauld/Newmains & Wishaw have been carried out.

Accessibility

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Page last updated:
09 Jan 2023

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