Argyll and Bute : Woodland and Forestry Strategy 2011 showing indicative suitability for woodland and forestry. It identifies the existing resource, the main issues and strategic priorities within Argyll and Bute
Areas for Action designated in the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015. Subject to resource availability during the plan-period, these areas will be the focus for partnership or community action. Area remits for these AFAs are being worked up in the Supplementary Information and Guidance report; these area remits may include investment and funding packages, land assembly and asset management programmes, development and redevelopment proposals, infrastructure provision and environmental enhancement proposals. Depending on circumstances, AFAs may coincide with other categories of sites such as potential development areas.
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
Development Management Zones as defined in the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015, comprising Main Towns and Key Settlements, Key Rural Settlements, Villages and minor settlements, Countryside zone, Greenbelt, Rural opportunity areas and Very sensitive countryside
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
A Development Management Zone which, as designated in the Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015, frames the area around settlements and wider countryside; within this zone a co-ordinated and planned approach to development is appropriate whilst allowing for small scale infill, rounding-off redevelopment and change of use of buildings to take place on an appropriate basis but not extending the existing settlement boundary
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.
Location of Primary, Secondary and Special Needs schools in Argyll and Bute including denominational (Roman Catholic) Primary Schools
Boundaries of South Ayrshire land supply sites for housing with a capacity for 4 or more homes. The South Ayrshire Land Supply sites were agreed following an audit meeting between South Ayrshire Council as local planning authority and Homes for Scotland as representatives of the house building industry. The audit meets the requirements of Scottish Planning Policy to monitor the minimum 5-year effective land supply.
Town Centres shown on Argyll and Bute adopted Local Development Plan 2015 for the six main towns and the five small towns of Argyll and Bute defined as key settlements; these being town centres defined mainly for retail policy purposes