Dumfries & Galloway Shoreline Management Plan (SMP)

Dumfries & Galloway Council are the Responsible Authority for the development and implementation of the Dumfries & Galloway Shoreline Management Plan (SMP). The SMP has been updated and establishes a robust, evidence-based and long-term sustainable approach for managing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion along each part of the Dumfries and Galloway coast. It further develops an understanding of coastal issues, identify where further work may be required to mitigate flooding and erosion through establishment of constraints and opportunities for sustainable use of the coastal zone.

The SMP was adopted by Dumfries and Galloway Council on 28 April 2023.

The Dumfries and Galloway Shoreline Management Plan and all associated documents can be found on the interactive pdf below (Please click the image to view):

SMP Interactive

A printed copy of Plan and associated documents will be available to view free of charge at the Council Headquarters at English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DD, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

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Page last updated: 28/04/2023
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