A Development Management Zone which, as designated in the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015, comprises countryside and isolated coast which has extremely limited capacity to successfully absorb development; only limited categories of natural resource based development is supported in these areas
Tree Preservation Orders (TPO) are served by the council to protect individual and groups of trees which are considered of sufficient merit to warrant formal protection either for their contribution to the setting of the landscape/ built environment or where the tree itself is considered to be of interest either as an example of its species or of local / historic interest
Argyll & Bute Council has adopted a Core Paths Plan for the Council area, to meet the requirements of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003: It should be noted that there is a separate Core Paths Plan for those areas of Argyll that fall in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The Core Paths Plan was adopted by the Council on 25 June 2015 following a Local Inquiry. Core Paths form the basic framework of paths, linking with other access provision. Any route across land or inland water can be a Core Path. The Core Paths Network as a whole should provide sufficient access opportunities for the full range of access takers, including walkers, cyclists and horse riders, of varying abilities. The network extends across the whole area with paths including trod paths across natural ground, farm and forest tracks as well as minor roads and footways beside public roads.
Protected areas of land designated in the Argyll and Bute Local Development Plan 2015 because of their local special natural interest and/or educational value
Existing and proposed sites for medium to large scale waste management facilities, as identified in the Argyll and Bute Proposed Local Development Plan 2015, that are protected as far as practicable from development that would prejudice a waste management use.
Conservation Areas as defined in the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015; they have a statutory basis (currently in the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1977) as areas of special architectural or historic interest and containing key features which it is desirable to conserve, sustain and enhance; a heightened value can be placed on a conservation area by Historic Scotland conferring ‘outstanding’ status; Funding may be attracted to conservation area enhancement schemes
Areas of valued open space, sports pitches and playing fields as identified in the Proposal Maps of the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015
Action identified in the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015 in support of its settlement plans and proposals involving safeguarding measures, feasibility studies into options and the undertaking of development road schemes
Boundaries of Primary School Catchment Areas in Argyll and Bute, including denominational (Roman Catholic) Primary Schools
Boundaries of Secondary School Catchment Areas in Argyll and Bute