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Permitted Development Rights for Microgeneration Equipment on Non-Domestic Properties - Consultation

DescriptionProposals for permitted development rights for microgeneration equipment on non-domestic properties
ISBN978-0-7559-9467
Official Print Publication DateJuly 2010
Website Publication DateJuly 15, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 9467 0 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 10334

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see also:

Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment Permitted Development Rights for Microgeneration Equipment on Non-Domestic Properties - Consultation

Permitted development Rights for Microgeneration Equipment on Non-Domestic Properties Consultation - Summary Leaflet

Environmental Report: Permitted Development Rights for Microgeneration Equipment on Non Domestic Properties Consultation

Contents

Covering Letter

Respondent Information Form

Equal Opportunities Questionnaire

The Scottish Government Consultation Process

Glossary of Terms

Background
The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009
Microgeneration Equipment Included in this Consultation
What is Permitted Development?
Planning Advice Note 45
Existing Permitted Development Rights and Planning Permission
What Happens if the Proposed Thresholds are Exceeded?
What is a Non-Domestic Property?
Listed Buildings
Can Permitted Development Rights be Withdrawn?
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme
The Need for Microgeneration Equipment to be Installed in all New Buildings
Building Warrants and Other Consents
Engagement to Date

Accompanying Consultation Documents
Strategic Environmental Assessment
Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment
Equalities Impact Assessment

Further Reading

Options
Do Nothing
Make Minimum Changes
Remove all Restrictions
Threshold Based Approach

General Issues

Proposals
Solar
Wind Turbines
Anemometers
Heat Pumps
Biomass Installations
Anaerobic Digestion Systems
Micro Hydro

Removal of Equipment

Protecting Sleep

Partial Equalities Impact Assessment

Existing Legislation

Summary of Proposals

Annex A - List of Questions

Annex B - Partial Equalities Impact Assessment