In signing the CSGN Local Authority Concordat, East Lothian Council is committed to:

  • Ensure the green network is an integral part of the Spatial Strategy and relevant policy areas of the East Lothian Local Development Plan
  • Ensure the green network is integrated into masterplans, development frameworks and design briefs for relevant development proposals
  • Ensure that relevant development proposals contribute towards the provision and/or consolidation of green networks in a proportionate way, consistent with the scale and nature of the development
  • Support the work of the Lothian & Fife Green Network partnership as part of the Council`s commitment to the CSGN principles of partnership working
  • Support attractive, networked greenspaces, both urban and rural, that are easily accessible to people living and working in East Lothian
  • Support a network of paths for active walking, cycling, horse riding and recreation to support healthy lifestyles and benefit the local economy by providing tourism business opportunities.

Download East Lothian Council's full CSGN Local Authority Concordat

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