Innovative approaches to planning
Perth and Kinross Planning Performance Framework Case Study: Community Council Workshops programme 2018-19
The Planning & Development Service has for the last 6 years arranged a minimum of 2 events each year for Community Councils to help with their understanding of the planning system.
Who was involved?
General public, Authority Planning staff and other staff, A&DS
What did they do?
The focus for the 2018-19 was a workshop format where officers participated with the Community Council representatives. The theme for 2018-19 was Placemaking. Workshop 1 focused on general principles of placemaking and Design Panels and workshop 2 was based on a practical example of a regeneration masterplan.
The officers have improved relations with the majority of the Community Councils represented over the past few years. The participants now have a greater understanding of the planning system and its limitations.
Contribution to planning
Working collaboratively with Community Councils resulting in them having a greater understanding of the planning system.
For more information:
Planning Performance Framework pg 22: https://hopscotland.files.wordpress.com/2019/08/planning-performance-framework-2018-19-council-perth-and-kinross-report.pdf
Key themes: collaborative working, community engagement, placemaking, placestandard, skill sharing