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Roles within planning
Planning and Architecture Division is part of Directorate for Local Government and Communities. The Division is headed by the Chief Planner, John McNairney.
Primary responsibility for the delivery of the planning service in Scotland lies with the 32 local authorities and the 2 national park authorities.
Key Agencies Group comprises a ‘core’ group of agencies (A+DS, Historic Scotland, SEPA, SNH, Scottish Water and Transport Scotland, and more recently Scottish Enterprise).
E-planning provides a simpler, faster and more accessible planning system for applicants.
Communities, community organisations and members of the public
Page updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2015