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Scottish Planning Series Circular 4 2009: Development Management Procedures

DescriptionScottish Planning Series Circular 4 2009: Development Management Procedures
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Official Print Publication DateJuly 2009
Website Publication DateJuly 08, 2009

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THIS CIRCULAR HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH 3/2013

ISBN 978 0 7559 7571 6
ISSN 0141 514X
This document is also available in pdf format (284k)

Contents

PLANNING SERIES

INTERPRETATION

SCHEMATIC CONTENTS PAGE

1. INTRODUCTION

2. PRE-APPLICATION PHASE
Background
Pre-application discussions and processing agreements
Pre-application consultation ( PAC) between prospective applicants and communities
Classes of development and screening
Proposal of Application Notice
Additional consultation activity
Minimum consultation activity
Pre-application consultation ( PAC) reports

Notices to owners and agricultural tenants

3. MAKING A PLANNING APPLICATION
Content of planning applications
General
Applications for planning permission
Applications for planning permission in principle
Further applications
Applications for approval of matters specified in conditions

Design and Access Statements
Applications requiring design or design and access statements
Preparation of statements
Advice and guidance on access
Considering the content of the statement

4. PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
Schemes of delegation
Validation and acknowledgement of applications
Declining to determine applications
Neighbour notification and publicity
Lists of applications
List of extant applications
Weekly lists

Planning registers
Reports of Handling
Requesting further information on applications
Variation of applications
Consultation on applications
Pre-determination hearings
Referral of applications to full council for decision
Notification to Ministers
Time periods for determination
Local reviews
Appeals to Ministers

Decision Notices
Notice of requirements for notices
Duration of planning permission
Marine Fish Farming
Cairngorms National Park

5. POST APPLICATION PROVISIONS
Notice of initiation of development and site display
Notice of completion of development
Display of notice while development carried out
Certificates of lawful use or development

6. PROCESSING AGREEMENTS
The Use of Agreements
Preparing an Agreement
Scope
Form and Content of Processing Agreements

7. SUPERSEDED CIRCULARS

ANNEX A Defining a Material Consideration
ANNEX B Pre-Application Consultation - Screening Process
ANNEX C Notices to Owners and Agricultural Tenants and Site Notices - Applications for the working and winning of underground minerals
ANNEX D Plans and Drawings
ANNEX E Declining to Determine Planning Applications
ANNEX F Pre-determination hearing procedures