Welcome to SESPLAN

The South East Scotland Strategic Development Planning Authority, SESplan, is a partnership of six member authorities including Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, Fife, Scottish Borders and West Lothian, working together on strategic development planning matters.

SESplan's key role is to prepare and maintain an up to date Strategic Development Plan (SDP) for the South East Scotland area.  This process involves engaging key stakeholders and the wider community.  The first SDP was approved by Scottish Ministers on 27 June 2013.

Proposed Plan Publication 

SESplan's Proposed Strategic Development Plan was published for consultation on 13 October for six weeks and ended on the 24 November 2016. SESplan are now reviewing all representations made and will report on these in 2017.  Thank you to everyone who took part.

The Proposed Plan and all supporting documents are available to download on the Proposed Plan 2016 page.

Development Plan Scheme 8

We published our eighth Development Plan Scheme in March 2016.  The document sets out the programme for preparing the Strategic Development Plan.  It can be viewed here: Development Plan Scheme 8.

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