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Superseded

This publication has now been superseded by the Scottish Planning Policy (February 04, 2010).

Scottish Planning Policy SPP 6 Renewable Energy

DescriptionSets out how the planning system should manage the process of encouraging, approving and implementing renewable energy proposals when preparing development plans and determining planning applications.
ISBN9780755965526
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 22, 2007

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ISSN

1741 1203
ISBN 978 0 7559 6552 6
This document is also available in pdf format (288k)

Contents

Planning Series
Summary
Introduction
Sustainable Development
Climate Change
Supporting Renewable Energy
The Natural and Historic Environment
Modernising Planning
National Planning Framework
Public Participation
SPPPrinciples
Local Communities And Renewable Energy
Economic Benefits
Guiding Renewable Energy Development
Providing Greater Certainty
Wind Farms
Biomass
Hydro
Energy From Waste
Further Advice
Consultation
Low and Zero Carbon Developments
Role of the Planning System
Building Standards
Considering Opportunities
Targets
Permitted development
Development Planning
Strategic Environmental Assessment
Development Management
Pre-application Considerations
Environmental Impact Assessment
Peat
Cumulative Impacts
Environmental, Social and Economic Benefits
Grid information
Considering Applications
Contact
Annex A: Spatial Framework for Wind Farms Over 20 Megawatts