Aberdeen City and Shire - Strategic Development Planning Authority

Get in touch:
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen, AB16 5GB
Phone: 01224 664626
Email: team@aberdeencityandshire-sdpa.gov.uk

Last chance to air your views on draft structure plan

The deadline for submitting a response to the draft structure plan published by Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council is Friday 12 September.

More than 300 people have already attended public meetings throughout Aberdeen City and Shire. These events were designed to assist individuals, community groups and other organisations in understanding and responding to the draft plan.

A number of responses have already been received, but individuals, community groups, interest groups, businesses, landowners and developers - everyone with an interest in the future of the area - are encouraged to get involved.

The draft plan has an aspirational vision and a series of six objectives and associated targets covering issues of:

  • Economic growth;
  • Sustainable development and climate change;
  • Population growth
  • Quality of the environment
  • Sustainable mixed communities
  • Accessibility

It includes a strategy for the development of the North-east until 2030, with 72,000 new homes with associated infrastructure and employment land. The draft plan targets a significant increase in the quality of new development across the area and encourages renewable energy, population growth and environmental enhancement.

The deadline for responses to the draft plan (and associated documents) is Friday 12 September. A large response would be welcomed given the importance of the new plan to the area.

The plan can be viewed at all public libraries in the area and is available online at www.aberdeencityandshire-sdpa.gov.uk 
Copies can also be requested by calling 01224 628210.

8 September 2008