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Build to Rent Event 2018

13th June 2018

Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018 Time: 10:00 – 15:30 Location: The Principal, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh The first Build to Rent (BTR) event hosted by the Planning & Architecture Division was held on Wednesday 18th April, to raise awareness of the key opportunities and challenges of the BTR sector. The event was chaired by Stefano Smith…

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Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – C and D

4th June 2018

The following notes summarise participant comments in workshop C “Engaging Young People in Planning” and workshop D “S75 and STF; Learning from Aberdeenshire” which took place at the national Development Plan Forum in April and are not necessarily the views of the Scottish Government who helped to facilitate the workshops. C. Engaging Young People in Planning D….

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Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – A and B

1st June 2018

The following notes summarise participant comments in workshop A “Corporate Working” and workshop B “A Place Based Plan – What does it look like?” which took place at the national Development Plan Forum in April and are not necessarily the views of the Scottish Government who helped to facilitate the workshops. A. Corporate Working B. A place based…

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Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – Introduction

29th May 2018

Two workshop sessions were delivered after lunch. In separate groups, all delegates took part in a facilitated ‘show and tell’ discussion to share Development Planning practice that aligns with new ways of working advocated in planning reform. The second workshop session then followed on to focus on six more detailed topics: A. Corporate working B….

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Development Plan Forum 2018 – Lead Practice Case Studies

22nd May 2018

The purpose of the lead practice work has been to test planning review proposals in practice, learn from current practice and share knowledge in order to shape future implementation. The case studies have developed in collaboration with planning authority partners who offered to pilot work they are engaged with and the three projects currently illustrated…

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National Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Forum 2018

18th April 2018

Date: Tuesday 20th March 2018 Time: 09:30 – 16:00 Location: Victoria Quay The SEA Forum is hosted by the Scottish Government and brings together the Consultation Authorities and SEA practitioners to share experience, knowledge, good practice and ideas. The 2018 Forum focussed on SEA and the planning review. The event took place in Victoria Quay,…

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Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2018

4th April 2018

The Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning are one of the Government’s most prestigious awards. They celebrate achievements in planning, right from the detail of processing through to the bigger picture of creating places which will become the legacy of our professionalism. SAQP2018 has 5 Categories With 2018 being the Year of Young People, we…

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BUILD TO RENT (BTR): Planning Delivery Advice Seminar

3rd April 2018

Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018  Location: The Principal, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ A free-to-attend day seminar to raise awareness of the key opportunities and challenges of the BTR sector which are addressed in the Scottish Government’s Planning Delivery Advice, published in September 2017. A detailed programme (may be subject to change) is below. A…

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Guest Blog by PAS

3rd April 2018

I’m Erin, the Volunteers and Interns manager at PAS, a great organisation, which supports communities and individuals to get involved with planning and place making, ensuring that they are empowered to influence and shape the places that they live. I started at PAS in July 2017 and had a lot to learn about the planning…

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Changes to eDevelopment.scot

21st March 2018

On Thursday at 5pm the eDevelopment.scot portals (including ePlanning and eBuildingStandards) will be taken offline to undertake some changes. We’re excited share some of the improvements to the site. Hints and Tips We have received a lot of valuable feedback from our support desk, surveys and speaking to you at events like the Homebuilding and…

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