Development guidance

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Development plans

These plans set out how Highland places could grow and change over time.  We want to make sure anyone with an interest in the future of Highland communities has the chance to help prepare and review these plans. Register with our consultation portal to view new consultations and to be kept up to date with changes to our plans. You can also find out more information about timescales and how to get involved through the Development Plans newsletter .

Highland-wide Local Development Plan

This plan contains general development policy for the whole of the Highland area:

Area Local Development Plans

These plans show settlement specific information, sites and guidance and should be read alongside the Highland-wide Local Development Plan: