Strategic Development Plans

Strategic Development Plans set the framework and context for the Fife Local Development Plan (FIFEplan)


SESplan logo

The replacement to the SESplan Strategic Development Plan is in the latter stages of production. 

Find out more about SESplan at



TAYplan logo

The current TAYPlan Strategic Development Plan was approved on 11 October 2017.

More information is available from


Background to City Region Planning

Map of Strategic Development Plan areasStrategic Development Plans (SDPs) have been produced for the four city regions in Scotland (Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow and Aberdeen). Fife has strong links to Edinburgh and Dundee and is included within the plans for both these city region areas. The area from Kincardine to Glenrothes and Leven is within the Edinburgh and South East Scotland Strategic Development Plan (SESplan). North and east Fife is covered by the TAYplan Strategic Development Plan which also covers Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross. 

Strategic Development Plans set out a long-term strategy for future development across the city regions. These strategies form the basis for local devepment plans, including the FIFEplan, which identifies specific sites.


Fife Structure Plan

The Fife Structure Plan 2006-2026 has been replaced by SESplan and TAYplan Strategic Development Plans.

Development Plan
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