We are testing a new beta website for gov.scot go to new site

Designing Streets: A Policy Statement for Scotland

Listen

Policies

  • Street design must consider place before movement.
  • Street design guidance, as set out in this document, can be a material consideration in determining planning applications and appeals.
  • Street design should meet the six qualities of successful places, as set out in Designing Places.
  • Street design should be based on balanced decision-making and must adopt a multidisciplinary collaborative approach.
  • Street design should run planning permission and Road Construction Consent ( RCC) processes in parallel.