LDP 2016 Draft

Local Development Plan 2016 Examination – Aberdeenshire Council  

Extracted Details for Kemnay

Local Development Plan 2016 Examination

The Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2016 requires to be considered at a public examination prior to its adoption, conducted by a Reporter appointed by Scottish Ministers.

Aberdeenshire Council submitted the Proposed Local Development Plan 2016 for examination on 1 December 2015.

The Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals who carried out the Examination in Public of the Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan submitted their Report of the Examination to the Aberdeenshire Council on the 21 December 2016.

The Council will consider the Reporter’s Recommendations on the plan and then take forward the Local Development Plan for adoption in early 2017.

Ms Allison Coard was appointed as the lead reporter for the examination.

More information is available HERE

Extracted Details for Kemnay

The Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan was approved as the settled view of the Council on 12 March 2015. This follows a process of engagement detailed in the Development Plan Scheme and included consultation on a Main Issues Report in 2013. The plan was published for formal representation on the 28 March 2015. This period ended on 8 May 2015 at 5pm. Unresolved issues arising from the representations are currently with Scottish Ministers for public examination. This Examination is likely to conclude before 30 August 2016.

Kemnay Community Council response

LDP Draft 2015 Response

LDP Dropin Inverurie

The Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2016

The Proposed (Draft) Local Development Plan (LDP) 2016 is the second stage of the Local Development Plan process, the first stage being the Main Issues Report (MIR).

The Proposed Aberdeenshire LDP will be considered by Aberdeenshire Council on 22 January and again on the 12 March 2015 when it is anticipated that the plan will be published in its final form for representations.

On the 22 January 2015 the Council will consider the broad spatial strategy and policies for the new plan.

On 12 March, following consideration of settlement specific information by Area Committees Council will be asked to endorse the settlement statements and instruct publication of the plan.

All of the plan as presented to members but before any agreed changes can presently be viewed at the link below:

Proposed Aberdeednshire Local Development Plan 2016

The Proposed LDP will form the settled view of how and where Aberdeenshire Council considers development should take place and is expected to be published in late March 2015, following which there will be a period of public consultation lasting 6 weeks.  The Policy content was approved by full Council  at its meeting in January 2015 and is already available to view online at the above link ahead of the public consultation period.

Some of the extracts pertinent to Kemnay are shown below:

Draft LDP 2016 - 04v2

The above extract can be viewed on pages 45-48 here

see also this link:

LDP – Settlement Statements & Supplementary Guidance Garioch Area Committee Meeting 03 February 2015 items 7-9

Draft LDP 2016 - 02

The above extract can be viewed on page 8 here


Draft LDP 2016 - 01

Draft LDP 2016 - 03The above extract can be viewed on page 8 here


Local Nature Conservation Sites Kemnay Area

Nature Conservation 01Nature Conservation 02Nature Conservation 03Nature Conservation 04Nature Conservation 05

How To Submit Your Comments

Make your views known

We would encourage you to review and comment on the proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan and its associated supplementary guidance.

A copy of the proposed Local Development Plan 2016 (LDP2016) is available for viewing at Kemnay Library or can be viewed on line at

Representations on Proposed LDP 2016 proposals should be submitted before 5 p.m. on 8th May 2015

Representations should be made in writing, using the following form:

Please remember to save a copy of this form for your own records.

Post your completed forms to:

The Policy Team, Planning & Building Control, Infrastructure Services, Aberdeenshire Council, Woodhill  House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB

 Electronic submissions should be made to