Supplementary Guidance: Housing in the Countryside - Consultative Draft

From 9 May until 20 June 2019, Development and Marine Planning are consulting with planning stakeholders and members of the public on the consultative draft document noted above.

This consultative draft has been amended to take into consideration the outcome of a monitoring exercise. This document supports the policy provisions for housing in the countryside that is set in the Orkney Local Development Plan 2017. At this point in time these policy provisions cannot be changed. We have put together a dedicated questionnaire that focuses on the areas of the document where there are key changes or alternatively you may wish to make other written representation.

Please see the ‘Related Downloads’ section to view the consultation document and the accompanying questionnaire.

In addition, these documents are available to view, during normal office hours, at the following locations:

Throughout the consultation period, you can complete the questionnaire or write to us with your views via email or letter. All representations should be made by 17:00 on 20 June 2019. After this consultation period is complete, revisions to the document will be made, where necessary, to respond to the consultation feedback received, before it is reported to the Council’s Development and Infrastructure Committee for approval.

To view the current (Adopted) Housing in the Countryside Guidance, please see Related Sites.

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Telephone: 01856 873535


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