1995 No. 3002 (S.216)
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING, SCOTLAND
The Designation of Structure Plan Areas (Scotland) Order 1995
16th November 1995
Laid before Parliament
22nd November 1995
Coming into force
1st April 1996
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 4A of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1. This Order may be cited as the Designation of Structure Plan Areas (Scotland) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.
Designation of structure plan areas
2. The areas specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order, being the districts of the planning authorities specified in the related entry in column 2 of that Schedule, are designated as areas in respect of which planning authorities are to prepare structure plans.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
St. Andrew’s House,
16th November 1995
SCHEDULEDESIGNATION OF STRUCTURE PLAN AREAS
Structure Plan Area
Shetland Islands Council
Orkney Islands Council
Western Isles Council
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
Aberdeen City, and Aberdeenshire Councils
Dundee and Angus
Angus, and Dundee City Councils
Perthshire and Kinross
Perthshire and Kinross Council
Stirling and Clackmannan
Clackmannanshire, and Stirling Councils
Edinburgh and the Lothians
City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, and West Lothian Councils
Scottish Borders Council
Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway Council
East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, and South Ayrshire Councils
Glasgow and the Clyde Valley
Dumbarton and Clydebank, East Dunbartonshire, City of Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, East Renfrewshire, and Renfrewshire Councils
Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute Council
(This note is not part of the Order)
As a result of local government reorganisation in Scotland, the functions of preparation and maintenance of structure plans fall on the new unitary authorities.
Section 33 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39) inserts section 4A of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 enabling the Secretary of State to designate structure plan areas including areas wider than the area of a single new unitary authority.
This order divides Scotland into 17 structure plan areas for the purposes of those functions.
1972 c. 52. Section 4A was inserted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), section 33(1).