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  1. transparency data

    15 Aug 2017

    Planning permission appeals: housing development statistics

    Planning permission appeal statistics for housing developments involving 10 or more houses since January 2015.

  2. news

    25 Jul 2017 09:30

    Planning decision times published

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

  3. news

    29 Jun 2017 10:19

    Transforming planning

    Changes to make planning system more effective.

  4. correspondence

    12 Jun 2017

    Permitted development rights: class 67 changes

    A summary of changes to Class 67 Permitted development rights for electronic communications code operators.

  5. guidance

    26 Apr 2017

    Proposed electricity generation developments: peat landslide hazard best practice guide

    Second edition of guidance on best practice methods to identify, mitigate and manage peat slide hazards and associated risks.

  6. report

    25 Apr 2017

    Raising planning fees: analysis of consultation responses

    An independent analysis of the consultation on raising planning fees.

  7. corporate report

    18 Apr 2017

    Planning Review: Shared services in planning report

    Paper exploring the potential of authorities sharing planning services commissioned from Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS) as a result of the planning review recommendations.

  8. corporate report

    18 Apr 2017

    Planning Review: Scottish planning graduate intern programme report

    We commissioned the Royal Town Planning Institute to produce this paper exploring the implementation of a planning graduate intern programme - one of the recommendations contained in the recent planning review report.

  9. corporate report

    13 Apr 2017

    Planning Review: Developing skills, behaviours and knowledge report

    We commissioned this paper from the Royal Town Planning Institute as a result of a recommendation contained in the planning review report.

  10. news

    4 Apr 2017 09:30

    Planning decision times published

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

  11. statistics publication

    4 Apr 2017

    Planning performance statistics: third quarter, 2016-2017

    Summary of statistics on planning decision-making and timescales, as well as historic data going back to 2012 to 2013.

  12. minutes

    30 Mar 2017

    Children and young people consultation event: agenda March 2017

    Agenda for the 30 March engagement event for the Places, People and Planning consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system.

  13. news

    27 Mar 2017 00:01

    Final say on Scotland's planning system

    Consultation on significant changes enters final week.

  14. minutes

    20 Mar 2017

    Planning Review working groups: summary of workshops: March 2017

    Summary of the discussions held during the planning review working groups in Edinburgh on 20 March 2017.

  15. transparency data

    14 Mar 2017

    Wind turbine appeal decisions: statistics

    Weekly statistics for wind turbine appeal decisions.

  16. factsheet

    1 Mar 2017

    Planning decisions: index

    List of correspondence available relating to current, or recently closed, planning decisions.

  17. news

    28 Feb 2017 09:00

    Supporting urban regeneration

    Milestone for SPRUCE fund.

  18. consultation paper

    17 Jan 2017

    Surface coal mines: monitoring fees

    Consultation on planning authorities' powers to recover costs associated with monitoring surface coal mines.

  19. correspondence

    17 Jan 2017

    Planning decision: demolition and reconstruction at 184-188 High Street, Elgin

    Planning proposal relating to demolition at 184-188 High Street, Elgin and reconstruction of existing building to form one retail unit and 15 serviced apartments (ref. NAL-MRY-001 ). This case is current.

  20. news

    10 Jan 2017 11:00

    Transforming the planning system

    Views sought for planning modernisation.

  21. factsheet

    10 Jan 2017

    Use of digital and 3D technology in planning: research report

    Report examining the use of digital and 3D technology in the planning process in Scotland.

  22. consultation paper

    10 Jan 2017

    Places, people and planning: consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system

    We are seeking views on proposals to strengthen the planning system.

  23. transparency data

    1 Jan 2017

    Quarterly update on coal sites: January 2017

    Reports from planning authorities on the status of operating and legacy surface coal sites.

  24. news

    16 Dec 2016 10:38

    New controls on pay day lending and betting shops

    Planning permission required to open up on the high street.

  25. news

    14 Dec 2016 09:30

    Planning decision times published

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  26. news

    6 Dec 2016 15:00

    Designing with the experts

    £300k for local projects.

  27. consultation paper

    5 Dec 2016

    Planning fees: consultation

    We are seeking views on a proposed new maximum fee for major planning applications.

  28. advice and guidance

    23 Nov 2016

    Planning and environmental appeals: guidance for reporters

    Guidance notes for planning and environmental appeals reporters.

  29. corporate report

    11 Nov 2016

    Planning Performance Framework Annual Report 2015-16

    The Planning and Architecture division's Planning Performance Framework Report for 2015 to 2016.

  30. correspondence

    8 Nov 2016

    Planning decision: former Clansman Club, Abbotsinch Road, Paisley

    Planning proposal relating to the former Clansman Club, Abbotsinch Road, Paisley application (ref. NOD-RFS-001). This case is closed.

  31. transparency data

    4 Nov 2016

    Quarterly update on coal sites: October 2016

    Reports from planning authorities on the status of operating and legacy surface coal sites.

  32. minutes

    27 Oct 2016

    Coal Restoration Working Group minutes: October 2016

    Minutes of the Coal Restoration Working Group chaired by the Scottish Government.

  33. news

    7 Oct 2016 10:00

    Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  34. news

    5 Oct 2016 09:30

    Planning decision times published

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  35. minutes

    12 Sep 2016

    Planning Review working groups: summary of workshops: September 2016

    Summary of the discussions held during the planning review working groups in Edinburgh on 12 and 13 September 2016.

  36. correspondence

    9 Sep 2016

    Planning consultation participation statement

    Participation Statement outlining how we will conduct the consultation on the future of the Scottish Planning System.

  37. news

    3 Aug 2016 11:11

    Local design fund

    Communities to have their say in the design of their area.

  38. statistics publication

    20 Jul 2016

    Planning performance statistics: annual and quarterly reports, 2012-2016

    Statistics on planning decision-making and timescales between the periods 2012 to 2013 and 2015 to 2016.

  39. news

    11 Jul 2016 00:01

    Review of planning welcomed by Scottish Ministers

    Crucial actions to be taken as part of planning sector reform.

  40. correspondence

    11 Jul 2016

    Planning review: Scottish Government response

    Ministers response to the report of the independent planning review panel.

  41. guidance

    24 Jun 2016

    Guidance on Householder Permitted Development Rights

    Scottish Government advice and guidance on householder permitted development.

  42. advice and guidance

    31 May 2016

    Empowering planning to deliver great places: independent review report

    An independent review report on the Scottish planning system by Crawford Beveridge, Petra Biberbach and John Hamilton.

  43. transparency data

    25 Apr 2016

    Quarterly performance statistics: Planning and Environmental Appeals

    Quarterly performance statistics for Planning and Environmental Appeals.

  44. factsheet

    15 Apr 2016

    Designing Places for an Ageing Population: research report

    Research report on designing places for an ageing population.

  45. advice and guidance

    22 Mar 2016

    Net economic benefit and planning: draft advice

    Draft advice to support Scottish Planning Policy on giving due weight to net economic benefit.

  46. advice and guidance

    4 Mar 2016

    Planning review analysis of written evidence: report

    A report produced by Kevin Murray Associates at the University of Dundee analysing the written evidence submitted to the planning review.