WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR A PLANNING AUTHORITY?
12. Planning authorities are likely to see an increase in applications for prior approval as demolition previously covered by the 2001 Direction, will now largely be relying on the PDR in class 70. They will also have to consider whether any demolition comprises or forms part of a Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 development under the EIA Regulations and issue an EIA screening opinion where required.
13. The Scottish Government will consider amending class 70 of the 1992 Order to reduce the regulatory burden resulting from the revocation of the 2001 direction.