SG 10: Education and New Housing Development (Revised)

Closed 31 May 2019

Opened 11 Mar 2019


Falkirk Council's supplementary guidance (SG) documents expand on the policies of the Falkirk Local Development Plan (LDP). The documents help developers understand the Council's requirements for development at an early stage.

Falkirk Council is consulting on the following supplementary guidance (SG): SG10: Education and New Housing Development (Revised)

This revised SG states: 

  • the circumstances in which the Council intends to seek developer contributions towards the costs of school facilities, such as additional classrooms, that are needed to support new housing development
  • an extended list of developments to be exempted from education developer contributions
  • new rates to calculate education developer contributions

Why We Are Consulting

Planning legislation requires us to consult the public on new supplementary guidance. We are particularly interested in hearing from developers and landowners as the new rates could affect them.

Your feedback will be taken into consideration when shaping the final document.

The consultation was due to close on Monday 22 April 2019, but the closing date has now been extended to Friday 31 May 2019. This is to give people more time to view and comment on the document.

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What Happens Next

We will publish a consultation statement setting out who was consulted, the main issues raised and the Council's response. Once finalised, and approved by Scottish Ministers, the revised SG guidance will replace the current SG10  and become part of the Falkirk Local Development Plan. The guidance will then be used in the interim period until it is replaced by a new combined SG on developer contributions at a later date.


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