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Legislation, policy, guidance, strategy, protocol and plans adopted or proposed by an organisation.
A statement of Scottish Government policy on how nationally important land use planning matters should be addressed across the country.
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports. Contact us for more information.
Deciding whether to grant or refuse planning permission and other consents.
HELPLINE: 0300 323 7602 - Calls cost no more than a national rate call. SP=EED is our practical guide to undertaking effective community engagement in planning and is freely available to download. It is referred to in the Scottish Government
Jun 25 2019
Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used. The Bill is part of the Review of Planning designed to strengthen and simplify Scotland's planning system.
Download Managing Change in the Historic Environment guidance on making changes in line with Scottish Historic Environment Policy and Scottish Planning Policy. Contact us for more information.
Scottish Government planning advice on anaerobic digestion.
We are reforming the Scottish planning system to make it quicker and simpler and to help deliver more homes and businesses.
Jul 31 2019
The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Parliament on 20th June 2019 and received Royal Assent on 25th July 2019 An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used.