Presentation on theme: "Update on Development Plan Progress Rosie Leven Principal Planner 0131 244 1538"— Presentation transcript:
Update on Development Plan Progress Rosie Leven Principal Planner
Update on: Revised Circular 6/2013 Progress on plan ages/stages New PAD approach to development plans Other DP-related work
Circular 6/2013 Consolidation and clarification Emphasis on place-making/ delivery/ links with community planning Project management Marine Scotland – key agency equiv. Advice on MIRs/PPs Supplementary Guidance Examination – serious deficiencies Updated timescales
Examinations - role of reporter Examines issues raised in unresolved representations (summarised by PA) not individual reps or wider test of soundness Examines appropriateness and sufficiency of content of plan Seeks out information needed to reach conclusions on matters at hand Identifies any deficiencies in plan Recommends modifications or further actions
Examination outcomes Outcome (1) Ministers dont expect reporters to have to recommend wholesale changes If deficiencies identified, but has information or enough time to obtain it, reporter to recommend appropriate modifications Outcome (2) If serious policy omission/deficiency (e.g. inconsistent with NPF/SPP) cant be resolved through examination – reporter to highlight deficiency in report Recommendations made to remedy – e.g. early review of plan or produce supplementary guidance
Updated timescales Reflects recent evidence Shift from weeks to months Grouped into larger key blocks SDPs – down from 33 to 30 months LDPs – down from 33 to 31 months
Evidence Gathering Main Issues Report + Monitoring Statement Proposed Plan Submission to Ministers ExaminationApproval, modification or rejection Plan and Action Programme published Strategic Development Plan – key stages 8 months 6 months 5 months 6 months 2 months 3 months Evidence Gathering Main Issues Report + Monitoring Statement Proposed Plan Submission to Ministers Examination Planning authority considers Recommendations Adoption and Action Programme published Local Development Plan – key stages 8 months 6 months 5 months 6 months 3 months 3 months
DP Progress Youngest: 0.11 years Oldest: years Average: 5.13 years
DP Progress Youngest: 0.71 years Oldest: 4.58 years Average: 2.21 years
DP Progress Youngest: 0.11 years Oldest: years Average: 4.87 years
Insert maps of DP Progress
PADs role in Development Planning Setting the legislative framework Providing advice and support on operation Providing comments on drafts, MIRs and PPs Scrutiny of supplementary guidance Promoting the sharing of good practice
PADs new approach DP Gateway Single point of contact for DP advice and consultations Clear link to NPF/SPP Co-ordination of response – letter/annex or template? What else would help you?
Other DP- related work SDP Review LDP Gateway Review LDP charettes/visioning Action programmes workshop Monitoring performance New HNDA guidance
Update on Development Plan Progress Questions? Suggestions? Good examples?