Development Plan Scheme 16

Closes 1 Mar 2025

Opened 1 Mar 2024


This is the approved Development Plan Scheme Number 16 (DPS16) for Midlothian. The DPS sets out Midlothian Council’s programme for preparing the next Midlothian Local Development Plan (MLDP2). The DPS also includes a Participation Statement, which outlines future engagement on MLDP2.

A link to download the approved DPS16 as a PDF document is at the foot of this page under the heading "Related".

The Council wishes to receive your comments and views on DPS16, including the timetable and the Participation Statement.  We will consider comments received, including in preparing future Development Plan Schemes.

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