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Development Plan and Planning Guidance

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Development Plans

Development Plans set out a vision for how areas will change and describe where development will take place and where it will not.  Planning applications are assessed against the development plan.

The development plan for Fife consists of:


Our Development Plan Scheme sets out the programme for preparing and reviewing Fife’s Development Plan - Download Fife Development Plan Scheme.

The Development Plan for Fife is informed at the national level by:


A review of the planning system in Scotland is in progress. Information about this is available on the Scottish Government’s Planning & Architecture webpages.

Planning Guidance

We produce a range of guidance providing information about how planning applications will be assessed, and how our planning policies will be used. View our full list of planning guidance.

Development Briefs, Frameworks and Charrettes

We have a number of development briefs and frameworks offering detailed guidance for specific locations, and are also involved in community consultation (charrette) events. Further information on Development Briefs, Frameworks and Charrettes.

Planning Background Information

Our website also provides access to information used to assist plan preparation and decision making in Fife. Planning background information - land use audits and technical studies.

Further Information

The Development Plan Update (e-bulletin): Sign up to regular email updates on the progress of Fife's Development Plan. Click here to register.

Phone: 03451 55 11 22
Email: fife.devplan@fife.gov.uk

Twitter: Follow us at @FifePlanning.

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