National Planning Framework for Scotland
It also designates ‘national developments’, which are considered by Government to be essential to Scotland's strategic spatial development. Major strategic transport, water and drainage and waste management infrastructure projects may fall within this 'national' category of development. For example, NPF3 identifies Cockenzie Power Station as a 'national development' site for new non-nuclear baseload power generation.
The latest National Planning Framework for Scotland 3 (NPF3) is available to view on the Scottish Government website.