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Compulsory Purchase Orders: process and checklist

Local Authorities usually use Compulsory Purchase Order powers to acquire land or property that they need for projects in the public interest such as road construction, housing developments or town centre regeneration by reaching agreement with the owners. Sometimes the process might be different or more information will be needed.

Contact

Email: chief.planner@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 7528

Post:
Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Published:
13 May 2015
Compulsory Purchase Orders: process and checklist