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October 12, 2021

Place Plans regulations

When the dust settled on the 2019 Planning (Scotland) Act, instead of strengthening the hand of communities in the appeals process, we were left with a new right for communities to develop their own place plans. Notwithstanding that many communities had been producing their own place plans for years, a new set of rules and regulations for the production of Local Place Plans will soon land in the intray of communities everywhere. To get an idea of what these might look like, an analysis of the recent Scottish Government consultation has just been published. It doesn’t bode well.

Scottish Government

For Executive Summary – click here

This report presents analysis of responses to a public consultation on proposals for regulations on Local Place Plans (LPPs). These regulations are part of wider work on planning reform and implementation of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 (the 2019 Act).

For full report – click here