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National Planning Framework 3 - Main Issues Report and Draft Framework

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ISBN9781782565413
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateApril 30, 2013

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Ambition · Opportunity · Place

ISBN 978 1 78256 541 3
DPPAS 14203

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Contents

Ministerial Foreword

1 Our Spatial Strategy
Scotland Today - our ambitions
Scotland Tomorrow - the opportunities

2 A Low Carbon Place
Building on NPF2
NPF3
Reducing energy demand
Heat
Onshore wind
Offshore renewable energy
Community ownership
Base-load electricity generation requirements
Electricity transmission, distribution and storage
Further opportunities in the oil and gas sector
Retaining the benefits from the energy sector in Scotland

3 A Natural Place to Invest
Building on NPF2
NPF3
Key assets
Tourism, recreation and the visitor economy
Long-distance routes
Sustainable resource management

4 A Successful, Sustainable Place
Building on NPF2
NPF3
Sustainable economic growth
A sustainable settlement strategy
Green networks
Health
The right homes in the right places

5 A Connected Place
Building on NPF2
NPF3
Decarbonisation of transport and reducing the need to travel
Cities
Links to support economic investment
Connections to rural areas
International connections
Ports
Airports
High Speed Rail

6 Areas of Co-ordinated Action
Area 1: Orkney, Pentland Firth and North Caithness
Area 2: Inverness and the Inner Moray Firth
Area 3: Aberdeen and the North East
Area 4: Firth of Forth
Area 5: Firth of Clyde
Area 6: South West Coast

Map - Proposed National Developments

National Planning Framework 3 and Scottish Planning Policy - Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report