This is the first town centre SPZ in Scotland. It is an Innovative approach to streamlining and simplifying the  planning process saving time, money and effort for developers and investors, supporting existing businesses and attracting new jobs, encouraging a mix of uses and town centre living.

The easy to read How To Guide shows step by step how the Council went about setting up the SPZ, including the consultation approaches it used, which resulted in zero objections to the scheme, and encourages other planning authorities to consider creating  a SPZ for their town centres.

View the Renfrew Town Centre Simplified Planning Zone here

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