Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan

Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan (IMFLDP)

Plan Review

We have made all of the changes to the Inner Moray Firth Proposed Local Development Plan 2 required by the Report of Examination and now intend to adopt the Plan.

Latest version of the Plan

The material changes are available in the list of modifications.

The Report of Examination of the Plan was published on 23 January 2024.

Examination Report

Other related examination documents can be accessed from the Department of Planning and Environmental Appeals website.

We published the Proposed Plan on 25 March 2022 and the public consultation closed on 17 June 2022. You can view the proposed plan and the comments submitted using the following link:

View Proposed Plan and Comments

Download the Proposed Plan

The plan is supported by several other documents:

View the background documents

Adopted Plan

The adopted IMFLDP was adopted in 2015 and sets out the policies and land allocations to guide development in the Inner Moray Firth area over the next 20 years.

Read the Adopted Plan

The plan must be read along with National Planning Framework 4 and the Highland-wide Local Development Plan and associated Supplementary Guidance.

The Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan (IMFLDP) Action Programme sets out the infrastructure and development required to support the implementation of the IMFLDP.