Planning and Architecture

  • Development Plan Forum 2018

    19th June 2018 by

    Date: Friday 20th April 2018 Time: 09:45 – 16:00 Location: The Studio, Glasgow The national Development Planning Forum is hosted by the Scottish Government and brings together the Development Planning community and Key Agencies to share experience, knowledge, good practice and ideas. The 2018 Forum focussed on Development Planning and the planning review. The event…

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  • National Development Plan Forum – April 2016

    16th May 2016 by

    The latest National Development Plan Forum was held at Atlantic Quay in Glasgow on 29th April.    The forum provided the opportunity for Planning Authorities and Agencies from across the country to get together and discuss relevant issues affecting Development Planning and share experiences and good practice. The day was chaired by Dorothy McDonald, Assistant…

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  • Upcoming Planning & Architecture News

    23rd March 2016 by

    From 24th March there are restrictions on communication until after May 5, Scottish Parliament Election  Here are some of our upcoming changes and projects during this pre-election period. We are seeking comments on our Draft Planning Delivery Advice: Housing and Infrastructure by March 31, 2016 to This draft advice has been issued in order to allow for further…

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  • Planning Delivery Advice: Housing and Infrastructure

    17th February 2016 by

    Purpose of the Advice On 17 February 2016 we published Draft Planning Delivery Advice on Housing and Infrastructure. The main purpose of the advice is to assist in the preparation of development plans by helping to provide clarity on how housing and infrastructure requirements can be clearly identified and programmed for delivery. The advice builds…

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  • Planning Decisions

    25th January 2016 by

    Ever wondered what happens when a planning application is notified to Scottish Ministers? Planning Decisions is a small team of civil servants and professional planners who process and assess cases notified to Ministers under Circular 3/2009: Notification of Planning Applications. This brings us into contact with lots of interesting and high profile cases, some big,…

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