Local Development Plan 2 (LDP2) – Working Towards A New Plan
The Comhairle has now reached the next stage in the preparation of the Outer Hebrides Local Development Plan 2 with the publication of the Proposed Plan and unresolved issues being submitted to Scottish ministers for Examination.
Meantime, the current Outer Hebrides Local Development Plan remains as statutory policy.
Programming of future LDP work is set out in the Development Plan Scheme
Local Development Plan - Current Plan
On 9th November 2012 the Comhairle adopted the Outer Hebrides Local Development Plan and associated statutory Supplementary Guidance, as the adopted Development Plan to guide development in the Outer Hebrides. This replaces and supersedes the Western Isles Local and Structure Plans.
The Plan along with associated documents is available to view below:
The Outer Hebrides Local Development Plan includes the following statutory Supplementary Guidance. This Supplementary Guidance aims to assist applicants with aspects of detailed planning matters:
The Comhairle has adopted revised new Supplementary Guidance for Wind Energy Development. This Guidance covers all scales of wind energy and all sizes of turbines.
On 6th December 2012 the Comhairle adopted the Outer Hebrides Local Development Plan Action Programme (3.2MB). This sets out how the Plan’s policies and proposals will be implemented.
Related Documents and Processes
Equalities Impact Assessment (Not available on-line)
Local Development Plan Process
Preparation of the Local Development Plan began in 2009 and the key stages can be viewed at
LDP : Preparation and Key Stages
For further information please contact the Development Plan team on 01870 604990 or 01851 822690 or e-mail email@example.com