Related Planning Information
Includes Planning Services originated consultations, information relative to biodiversity, contaminated land, the Core Path Plan, population, census and key service performance data.
View all open and (recently) closed consultations originated by Planning Services here.
Find the latest population and census figures for West Lothian here.
View the latest service and performance information related to Planning Services here.
Planning Aid for Scotland (PAS) is an independent charitable organisation which offers free and impartial planning advice. Find out more here.
Land contamination typically arises from historical activities, which occurred at a time when there was less awareness or regulation to control or clean up substances entering our environment.
Although West Lothian is an urban dominated environment the diversity and quality of its countryside and urban areas is important in the context of sustainable development and its communities.
Core paths can be paths, waterways or any other means of crossing land to facilitate, promote and manage the exercise of access rights under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, and are identified as such in access authority core paths plans. A Core Path Plan provides a basic framework of routes for the purpose of giving the public reasonable access throughout a particular area for walking, cycling, horse riding and other non-motorised activities .