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Consultation resources

Resources to support engagement with the Draft National Planning Framework 4 consultation.

Resource Pack

The consultation closed on 31 March 2022.

We recognised that groups or individuals will wish to consider the information in ways that suit them, to consider and submit their responses to the consultation. We also know that certain groups may wish to host their own event to consider and finalise their submission to the consultation. 

To assist this, we had a range of supporting materials available:

Introductory material

A video introduction to the Draft National Planning Framework 4 (Draft NPF4) from Fiona Simpson, Chief Planner, Scottish Government. 


Supporting information

The full range of information to support the Draft NPF4 consultation is provided on this site through the links listed. 

NatureScot : The consultation on this guidance closed on 4 March 2022

Extracts from the Draft NPF4

The following resources are all extracts from the document, to allow you to use in your own discussions:

Draft strategies for the five action areas:

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The Draft National Planning Framework 4

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Last Updated: 22 Jun 2022