Skip to content
Glasgow City Council

Supplementary Guidance

Contact Development Plan

What is it?

Supplementary Guidance (SG) explains, in detail, how the City Development Plan's policies are to be implemented and are used in the determination of planning applications.

Each policy in the City Development Plan has corresponding Supplementary Guidance. City Development Plan Policy 2: Sustainable Spatial Strategy will have area specific development strategies and masterplans. 

For more information on polices and proposals please see here.

Consultation and status

All of the SG has now undergone public consultation, with the exception of the Spatial Supplementary Guidance (see below). Eight pieces of SG have now been adopted by the council. A further three pieces of SG are currently being revised as a result of the consultation exercises, see 'Interim Planning Guidance' below.

Until these final three pieces of guidance can be adopted the Council will operate Interim versions of the guidance which are called Interim Planning Guidance (IPG).

These IPG's have the corresponding SG number, i.e. SG3 = IPG3. Once these final three pieces of guidance have been adopted the Interim Guidance will be replaced by the Supplementary Guidance.

The consultation versions of the outstanding SG'S can be viewed via the consultation hub at Completed Consultations.  

A suite of topic based supplementary guidance has been prepared to sit alongside the new Plan below.

Adopted Supplementary Guidance

SG 1: Placemaking Parts 1 and 2
SG8: Water Environment
SG4: Network of Centres
SG9: Historic Environment
SG5: Resource Management
SG10: Meeting Housing Needs
SG7: Natural Environment
SG11: Sustainable Transport

Guidance operating as Interim Planning Guidance

Spatial Guidance currently being prepared

Spatial Guidance is currently being prepared and will be adopted through the life of the plan. Each guidance document will have a public consultation and will be adopted by the Council.


A number of maps have been created in order to support the Plan. They can either be accessed interactively online or downloaded as a PDF. The maps are a spatial illustration of the Plan's policies and proposals.

PDF Version
SG3 - Economic DevelopmentSG3 - Economic Development
SG4 - Network of CentreSG4 - Network of Centre
IPG6 - Green Belt/Green NetworkIPG6 - Green Belt/Green Network            
SG7 - Natural EnvironmentSG7 - Natural Environment
SG9 - Historic EnvironmentSG9 - Historic Environment
SG11 - Public Transport Accessibility          
IPG12 - Delivering DevelopmentIPG12 - Delivering Development
Policy and Proposals MapPolicy and Proposals Map
Open Space PAN65Open Space PAN65


      Share this page:

      A to Z:

      Council Services