Planning and Architecture

  • Streamlining Planning Obligations Improvement Project – October 2017

    31st October 2017 by

    Workshops update The fourth and final initial workshop has now been held with East Dunbartonshire Council. The initial sessions earlier on in the year acted as a brief introduction to improvement tools to get authorities started in developing improvements. Authorities considered their draft aims, looked at the planning obligations process and identified issues within and...

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  • Streamlining Planning Obligations Improvement Project – July 2017

    14th July 2017 by

    Initial workshops Initial workshops were held in April / May with Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire Councils. These initial  sessions looked at mapping internal s75 processes, clarifying aims and identifying potential change ideas. Participating authorities are now moving on to testing their change ideas at the local level. We are also shortly commencing work with a...

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  • First release of a Place Standard ‘App’

    12th July 2017 by

    The Place Standard App An app for the Place Standard is now available to download for free for Android* or Apple* smartphones or tablets. This is an important milestone in the development of the Place Standard tool. It is the result of design work by PAS, Scottish Government and Luma 3di Ltd. The App should...

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