Dunbar Local Place Plan -Draft

Since November 2022 representatives of the Dunbar Community Council, West Barns Community Council, Sustaining Dunbar, Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership and Dunbar Trades’ Association have worked together to conduct surveys, hold consultation days and analyse findings to inform the development of a ‘Local Place Plan’ for Dunbar and West Barns.

Local Place Plans‘ were introduced by the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019, which contains a new right for communities to produce their own plans as part of the new Scottish planning system. Such plans contain the community’s proposals for the development and use of land, and provide a new opportunity for communities to feed into the planning system with ideas and proposals.

It has been a lengthy and challenging process but a final draft is now ready and can be read here: The Dunbar and West Barns Local Place Plan 2025-2035 Report. The report is accompanied by Maps and an Action plan.

Comments on the draft are welcome. Please send comments to Jo MacNamara: