Date lodged: 5 October 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what the timescale is for the next revision of the National Planning Framework.
Answered by: Kevin Stewart 11 October 2017
As stated in our ‘Places, People and Planning – Position Statement’ (June 2017) Scottish Ministers expect to commence preparation of the next National Planning Framework (NPF4) in 2018, with a view to its adoption in 2020. We will prepare a more detailed programme for the preparation of NPF4 in due course, following further discussion with stakeholders. You can download the Position Statement from the Scottish Government’s website: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/.