Have your say on the new Local Development Plan

Friday, 30 November, 2018

East Dunbartonshire Council is about to start working on a new Local Development Plan and is looking for your input.

The Local Development Plan 2 (LDP) will set the future use and protection of land in East Dunbartonshire by establishing where new development should be. It covers issues of housing, transport, town centres and the environment.

From 3 December 2018 until 11 February 2019 the Council is carrying out a period of public engagement to help shape this blueprint for development.

A questionnaire is available to allow local people to comment on land use change and planning issues in local communities. A separate ‘call-for-sites’ form is also available for anyone to identify site-specific suggestions for development.

For more information on these, please visit www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk/council/consultations

In addition, workshops and information drop-in sessions are scheduled and anyone can attend and give their opinions on the direction for Local Development Plan 2. Officers will be available to answer questions on the process. Workshops will consist of planned activities and exercises for groups of people. Drop-in sessions will be more informal in nature.

Councillor Billy Hendry, Convenor of the Place, Neighbourhood and Corporate Assets Committee, said, “The Local Development Plan is an essential document which guides all aspects of planning and development, from the location of new housing to the layout of town centres.

“I would encourage as many people as possible to make their views known and help shape the future development of our communities.”

Drop in sessions (no need to register)

Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre, Tues 4 December 3pm until 7pm

Bishopbriggs Leisuredrome, Thurs 6 December 3pm until 7pm

Caldwell Hall, Torrance, Thurs 13 December 2.30pm until 5.30pm

Fraser Centre, Milngavie, Mon 17 December 3pm until 7pm

Lennoxtown Community Hub Mon 7 January 3pm until 7pm

Twechar Healthy Living and Enterprise Centre, Tues 15 January 12noon until 3pm

Bearsden Community Hub, Mon 21 January 3pm until 7pm


Workshops (please register*)

Bearsden Community Hub  Mon 10 December 6pm until 8pm

Milton of Campsie Village Hall Wed 19 December 6.30pm until 8.30pm

Bishopbriggs Memorial Hall Tues 15 January 6pm until 8pm

Milngavie Town Hall, Thurs 17 January 6pm until 8pm

Lenzie Union Church Hall Tues 24 January 6pm until 8pm


*You can register for a workshop by emailing development.plan@eastdunbarton.gov.uk or by calling 0300 123 4510.


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