1 ‘Notifiable pipeline’ means a pipeline used for dangerous liquids such as oil, ammonia, etc or gases such as natural gas. These have to be notified to the Health and Safety Executive prior to construction work.
2 S.I. 1994/2716
3 Circular 1/2008 covered amendments to Class 72A which extended the temporary permitted development rights for housing birds in the event of a Bird Flu epidemic for a further 12 month period.
4 Circular 6/2007 covered the creation of Class 72A of the GPDO which created temporary permitted development rights for housing birds in the event of a Bird Flu outbreak. The temporary PDR were put in place for 12 months.
5 The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Order 1992 (as amended) ( SI 1992 No.223) .
6 These private ways are commonly referred to as tracks or hill tracks, although the legislation applies to all agricultural and forestry tracks regardless of location or elevation.
7 Agricultural land is defined for this purpose as land that is in use for agriculture and which is so used for the purposes of a trade or business. Gardens are specifically excluded.
8 The area of 0.4 hectares must be one piece of land except in certain planning authority areas (Argyll & Bute, Highland, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles) where it can be calculated by adding together the area of separate parcels of land.
9 The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment)(Scotland) Regulations 2011
10 S.S.I. 1999/43
11 The Town and Country Planning (Restriction of Permitted Development) (National Scenic Areas) (Scotland) Direction 1987
12 S.I. 1994/2716
13 A prior notification is taken to be valid on the date that the last piece of information required to accompany the prior notification is received by the planning authority. This may not necessarily be the same date as that on which the information was sent to the planning authority; for example, if the information was sent by post.
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