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Planning authority response forms (PARF)

Forms for use by planning authorities to respond to certain planning and environmental appeals, known as planning authority response forms, or PARF.

The required form, as well as any necessary accompanying documents, reports on handling and suggested conditions, must be returned to the Planning and Environmental Appeals Division (DPEA) within 21 days of being notified of the appeal

Each form corresponds to a different set of sections within various acts and regulations. Read the required form thoroughly before completing for guidance on each section.

Planning authority appeal response form

The planning authority must send a notice to each interested party informing them of the appeal and providing them with the information specified in the regulations within 14 days after it receives notification of the appeal

Make sure that your appeal response includes:

  • a note of what the planning authority considers should be taken into account in determining the appeal, and by what procedure the authority thinks these should be examined
  • a copy of the documents which were taken into account by the planning authority in reaching its decision
  • where applicable, a copy of any report on the authority's handling of the planning application
  • where applicable, the conditions which the planning authority considers should be imposed in the event that planning permission is granted

Planning authority appeal response, listed building and conservation area consents and notices form

The planning authority must send a notice to each interested party informing them of the appeal and providing them with the information specified in the regulations within 14 days after it receives notification of the appeal.

Make sure that your appeal response includes:

  • a note of what the planning authority considers should be taken into account in determining the appeal, and by what procedure the authority thinks these should be examined
  • a copy of the documents which were taken into account by the planning authority in reaching its decision
  • where applicable, the conditions which the planning authority considers should be imposed in the event that consent is granted

The planning authority must send a notice to each interested party informing them of the appeal and providing them with the information specified in the regulations within 14 days after it receives notification of the appeal.

Make sure that your appeal response includes:

  • a note of what the planning authority considers should be taken into account in determining the appeal, by what procedure the authority thinks these should be examined and, if excercising right to be heard, indication of which matters should be heard by which oral process
  • a copy of the documents which were taken into account by the planning authority in reaching its decision
  • where applicable, the conditions which the planning authority considers should be imposed in the event that consent is granted

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) appeal response form for appeals concerning scheduled monuments

HES must send a notice to each interested party informing them of the appeal and providing them with the information specified in the regulations within 14 days after it receives notification of the appeal.

Make sure that your appeal response includes:

  • a note of what HES considers should be taken into account in determining the appeal, and by what procedure they think these should be examined
  • a copy of the documents which were taken into account by HES in reaching its decision
  • where applicable, the conditions which HES considers should be imposed in the event that consent is granted

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) appeal response form for building designation appeals (BDA)

HES must send a notice to each interested party informing them of the appeal and providing them with the information specified in the regulations within 14 days after it receives notification of the appeal.

Make sure your appeal response includes:

  • a note of what HES considers should be taken into account in determining the appeal, and by what procedure they think these should be examined
  • a copy of the documents which were taken into account by HES in reaching its decision

Interested parties list

We have provided an Excel spreadsheet for planning authorities and HES to list interested parties, and have created an example of how this information should be presented.

More information

We will accept forms and documents as either electronic attachments, or in hard copy by post. If sending as an email attachment, please follow our guide to sending documents electronically.

interested party authority list.xls

XLS
26.6kB

Planning authority appeal response forms

Planning authority appeal response form.pdf

1 page PDF
1.7MB

Historic Environment Scotland appeal response forms

Contact

DPEA@gov.scot

Twitter: @DPEAScotland

Telephone: 01324 696400

Post: Planning and Environmental Appeals Division
4 The Courtyard
Callendar Business Park
Callendar Road
Falkirk
FK1 1XR

Published:
13 Jul 2016
Planning authority response forms (PARF)