LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (LDP)
Intention to Adopt Plan
The West Lothian Local Development Plan Proposed Plan was submitted to the Scottish Government Planning & Environmental Appeals Division (DPEA) on 28 October 2016 to examine the unresolved representations to the Plan.
The principal Report of Examination was issued on 11 … Continue reading
An article By Prof Cliff Hague (21st Feb 2018)
“How and why has 70 years of planning benefited Scotland? With a Bill to reform the planning system now before Holyrood, this question is timely. Planning is not just about contesting your neighbour’s conservatory; it has long-term impacts on … Continue reading
Successful Public Meeting for Wellhead Appeal
The meeting was held at the assembly hall, Williamston School on Thursday 7th December. Approximately 200 people turned up for the event. Please sign the Wellhead Petition >>
Planning Application 0918/P/15
Muriston Road Report
Proposal & Promotion
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Consultation on the Provision of a New Footway at Murieston Road, Livingston
The proposed footway is in keeping with West Lothian Council’s Active Travel Plan which aims to support people walking and … Continue reading
If you feel that an application might affect you, you can object, online, or email or letter. Your objection will be taken into account when we determine the application.
When considering objections on planning applications, the council can only consider what are called Continue reading
The SDP is a statutory planning document which is prepared or updated every five years and covers a twenty year time period. It is prepared by the Strategic Development Planning Authority for Edinburgh and South East Scotland, otherwise known as SESplan and it covers 6 local authority areas, including Midlothian, … Continue reading
The provisions in Part 2 of the Community Empowerment Act regarding Community Planning, and the sole regulation regarding locality planning, came into force on 20 December 2016. The final guidance for statutory partners and a Plain English Guide, designed to help people and community … Continue reading
As you are no doubt aware the Scottish Government published a consultation on the future of the Scottish Planning System on 10th January. The consultation paper “Places, people and planning” sets out 20 proposals for change which aim to strengthen the planning system. The consultation can be found at: Continue reading
SESplan is the Strategic Development Planning Authority for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland region. The region covers six council areas including City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian, the Scottish Borders and the southern half of Fife. SESplan works in partnership with these six councils to prepare a … Continue reading
Just to let everyone know that we’re having a display in The Centre (near West Lothian Connected) this Friday 29th January 2016 from 11am to 5pm if anyone wants to know more about the overall Almondvale Park plans, or specifically the playpark and the public art project.