CONSULTATION ON PLANNING APPLICATIONS
4. This Circular explains additional requirements to those set out in the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Scotland) Order 1992 (the GDPO) relating to consultation on planning applications. It incorporates, in Annex I, the Town and Country Planning (Consultation on Applications) (Scotland) Direction 2007, which gives force to the additional requirements and is issued to coincide with the publication of SPP 11. These new arrangements incorporate all existing requirements to consult sportscotland under the GDPO, and paragraphs 3 and 4 of Circular 5/1997 no longer apply. The new arrangements will be incorporated into the GDPO at the next appropriate opportunity.