The amendment comprises two parts:
The Greater Edinburgh Parks Employment Lands (Part 1) amendment - 26.7 MB was approved by the Minister for Planning on Thursday 19 December 2013.
The Playford Growth Area Structure Plan proposes zoning changes to accommodate future population and employment growth in the cities of Playford and Salisbury. This re-zoning will be implemented through two development plan amendments (DPAs):
The DPAs and the structure plan allow for an additional 100,000 people and 38,000 houses over the next 30 years. They indicate where new housing, commercial, industrial and community land uses will be located, and what infrastructure and services are needed to support them.
The DPAs and the structure plan were on public consultation during the same period from Tuesday 28 May 2013 to Friday 2 August 2013.
The community information sheet - 945.8 KB provides details about the growth areas covered by the amendment and their relationship to the structure plan. In summary the DPA:
The development plans affected are:
Consultation on Ministerial DPAs is conducted by the Development Policy Advisory Committee (DPAC), an independent statutory committee which provides advice to the Minister for Planning.
Public consultation on the amendment closed on 2 August 2013. A public meeting was held on 4 September 2013.
For an alternative version of a document on this page see the Planning contacts - Development plans and amendments.