Planning (Scotland) Bill



New planning bill duties could see Scottish system grind to a halt, planners warn

The latest draft of the Planning (Scotland) Bill will place up to 88 new duties and responsibilities ...

Published 5 December 2018

Blog: How we are influencing the Scottish Planning Bill

Craig McLaren outlines how RTPI Scotland is influencing the Planning Bill. In July I blogged on t ...

Published 4 December 2018

Land value capture to have ‘proactive role’ in place making

Ways in which Scotland can successfully harness land value capture to create places where people wan ...

Published 4 December 2018

RTPI welcomes move to introduce statutory chief planning officers

A decision by the Scottish Parliament's local government and communities committee to introduce stat ...

Published 15 November 2018

MSP welcomes successful Planning Bill amendments

New amendments to the Planning (Scotland) Bill regarding performance, councillors and training hav ...

Published 15 November 2018

RTPI Scotland issues budget call for properly resourced planning teams

The Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland (RTPI Scotland) has urged cabinet secretary Derek Mackay ...

Published 14 November 2018

Holyrood committee votes against planning appeal amendments

Proposals to introduce new rights for communities to appeal planning decisions have failed ...

Published 8 November 2018

Industry professionals deliver “damning verdict” on progress of Planning (Scotland) Bill

Professionals across the Scottish property, architecture and planning sectors are highly sceptical ...

Published 7 September 2018

Planners and developers urged to complete Planning Bill survey

Planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore is are urging planners and developers to have their ...

Published 29 August 2018

Populist lobbying turning Planning Bill into major economic liability, planners warn

The Planning (Scotland) Bill, currently before the Scottish Parliament, risks harming the system i ...

Published 7 August 2018

Blog: The Planning (Scotland) Bill passes stage 1

Alastair McKie looks at the details of major planning legislation wending its way through Holyroo ...

Published 11 June 2018

Blog: Compromise is the key for an effective Planning (Scotland) Bill

Matthew Stimson, a senior associate in the planning team at Shoosmiths, considers the ramification ...

Published 31 May 2018

Bid to introduce new public right to appeal planning decisions

Scottish Labour is to put forward plans to introduce new rights for communities over planning decisi ...

Published 24 May 2018

‘Thorough and far-reaching’ Planning Bill report welcomed

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Addleshaw Goddard LLP and Ryden have given ...

Published 18 May 2018

Give communities a stronger role in planning local areas, say MSPs

A committee of MSPs has called for communities to be given a stronger voice in planning what their n ...

Published 17 May 2018