Planning Guidance Consultation

Guidance Consultation 19th November 2021 - 14th January 2022

On Thursday 11th November, East Dunbartonshire Council approved 6 pieces of guidance for stakeholder consultation. Guidance supports the Local Development Plan by providing further detail and information to assist in the determination of planning applications. All 6 of the guidance notes, which are listed as follows, are revisions to existing guidance:

  1. Advertisement Consent
  2. Brownfield Land
  3. Design and Placemaking
  4. Developer Contributions
  5. Frontiers of the Roman Empire (FRE) (Antonine Wall) World Heritage Site
  6. Sustainable Transport

A summary document has been prepared which provides further information on the general purpose of guidance, sets out the relationship between each of the 6 documents with the Local Development Plan and sets out what key changes are proposed. Each individual guidance note is also available to view in full in the documents section together with accompanying Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Determinations.

The Council is specifically seeking comments on the proposed changes, however feedback on all detailed matters will be considered. Please specify clearly in your response which guidance document(s) your comments relate to.

Representations should be sent by email to: by the end of 14th January 2022.


By mail to: Land Planning Policy, East Dunbartonshire Council, Broomhill Depot, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1TP

An online information session will be held at 4pm on Wednesday 8th December 2021 - Please register. Please note that the session will be hosted using Microsoft Teams software and that you can join a Teams meeting free from any device, whether or not you have a Teams account.

Should you require assistance please use the email address above or call 0300 1234510 and ask for the Land Planning Policy Team.

The current full suite of guidance can be viewed on the Planning Guidance page.


Summary Booklet

Guidance Consultation Summary Booklet

Guidance Documents

Draft Advertisement Consent Planning Guidance
Draft Brownfield Land Planning Guidance
Draft Design and Placemaking Supplementary Guidance
Draft Developer Contributions Supplementary Guidance
Draft FRE Antonine Wall (WHS) Supplementary Guidance
Draft Sustainable Transport Planning Guidance

SEA Screening Determination

Advertisement Control SEA Screening Determination
Brownfield Land SEA Screening Determination
Design and Placemaking SEA Screening Determination
Developer Contributions SEA Screening Determination
FRE Antonine Wall (WHS) Screening Determination
Sustainable Transport SEA Screening Determination