RTPI Scotland



Blog: A day in the life of planning enforcement

What does a day in planning enforcement look like? A pertinent question for Katherine Pollard, the n ...

Published 29 November 2016

Scottish Government urged to make planners statutory consultees in strategic local decisions

The Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland has made the case for the planning function in each autho ...

Published 25 November 2016

Blog: What can Scotland learn from England and Wales’ experience with the Community Infrastructure Levy?

The last few weeks has seen plenty of top level discussion about the outcomes of the independent P ...

Published 13 July 2016

Sector welcomes government ambition for ‘stronger, simpler planning system’

RTPI Scotland and the Scottish Property Federation have welcomed the Scottish Government’s annou ...

Published 12 July 2016

Blog: The Planning Review – the need to prioritise, mobilise and evangelise

RTPI Scotland policy and practice officer, Kate Houghton, responds to the review of Scotland’s p ...

Published 5 July 2016

Independent review ‘affirms planning’s proactive role in Scotland’

RTPI Scotland has broadly welcomed recommendations made following an independent review of the Sco ...

Published 1 June 2016

Housing bodies unite in joint call to tackle homes shortage

Scotland’s key housing and professional bodies today called for politicians to tackle the countr ...

Published 26 April 2016

Blog: Planning in the next Parliament: Building a successful and sustainable Scotland

RTPI Scotland planning policy & practice officer, Nikola Miller, sets out the Institute’s man ...

Published 20 January 2016

Blog: What does 2016 hold for Scottish planning?

Craig McLaren, director of RTPI Scotland, gazes into his crystal ball to identify key planning iss ...

Published 6 January 2016

RTPI election manifesto details how to build a successful and sustainable Scotland

RTPI Scotland has published its manifesto for the 2016 Scottish Election which sets out seven key ...

Published 10 December 2015

Scotland’s planning service ‘in need of investment’

Progress in Scotland’s planning service is being made despite a significant decrease in resources, ...

Published 7 October 2015

New planning guidance issued for Dundee Waterfront

Dundee City Council has published new planning and design guidelines that will provide the framework ...

Published 13 August 2015

Blog: Planning for a Fairer Scotland?

RTPI Scotland director, Craig McLaren, looks to stimulate a discussion on where planning and plann ...

Published 20 July 2015