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Fifth Annual Report of the Planning Audit Unit - 2002

DescriptionCommentary on local authority and Executive performance on planning 2001/02
ISBN0 7559 0805 8
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 31, 2003

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2002 FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE PLANNING AUDIT UNIT

PLANNING MARCH 2003

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Contents

Introduction
The Planning Audit Unit
Planning Authority Performance
All Applications
Householder
Minerals
Conservation
Section 75 Agreements
Enforcement
Development Plan Departures
Development Plan Coverage
Telecommunications
Scottish Executive Performance
Structure Plans
Casework
Scottish Ministers Involvement in Planning Cases
Findings from this Year's Audit
Development Control
Development Planning
Development on the Ground
Points for the Scottish Executive
Legislation
Guidance and Advice
Development Control
Development Planning

Annex: Tables
ALL APPLICATIONS,TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS - TARGET: 85%
HOUSEHOLDER APPLICATIONS,TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS - TARGET: 90%
HOUSEHOLDER APPLICATIONS,TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS - TARGET: 95%
MAJOR RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS (10 dwellings or more),TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MAJOR RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS (10 dwellings or more), TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
MINOR RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS (less than 10 dwellings), TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MINOR RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS (less than 10 dwellings), TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
MAJOR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MAJOR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
MINOR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MINOR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
MAJOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MAJOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
MINOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MINOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
MINERAL APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
MINERAL APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
LISTED BUILDING AND CONSERVATION AREA CONSENTS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
LISTED BUILDING AND CONSERVATION AREA CONSENTS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
ADVERTISEMENT APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 2 MONTHS
ADVERTISEMENT APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DECIDED IN 3 MONTHS
APPROVAL RATES FOR ALL APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT APPROVED
DELEGATION RATES FOR ALL APPLICATIONS, TOTAL NUMBER DECIDED, PERCENT DELEGATED
PLANNING ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY: CASES TAKEN UP, FORMAL NOTICES ISSUED
SECTION 75 AGREEMENTS: STATISTICAL INFORMATION GATHERED OVER THE LAST TWO 6-MONTH PERIODS
DEVELOPMENT PLAN DEPARTURES NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ADVERTISED AND APPROVED AS A DEPARTURE FROM THE DEVELOPMENT PLAN
COVERAGE OF UP-TO-DATE LOCAL PLANS: PERCENT COVERED BY LOCAL PLANS (% of area's population covered): ADOPTED IN LAST 5 YEARS - FINALISED OR ADOPTED IN LAST 5 YEARS
APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT, 1 JANUARY - 31 MARCH 2002
APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT, 1 APRIL - 30 JUNE 2002
APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT, 1 JULY - 30 SEPTEMBER 2002