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Statements of Scottish Executive policy contained in SPPs and Circulars are material considerations to be taken into account in development plan preparation and development management.
Existing National Planning Guidelines ( NPPGs) have continued relevance to decision making, until such time as they are replaced by a SPP. The term SPP should be interpreted as including NPPGs.
Statements of Scottish Executive location-specific planning policy, for example the West Edinburgh Planning Framework, have the same status in decision-making as SPPs.
The National Planning Framework sets out the strategy for Scotland's long-term spatial development. It has the same status as SPPs and provides a national context for development plans and planning decisions and the ongoing programme of the Scottish Executive, public agencies and local government.
Important Note: In the interests of brevity and conciseness, SPPs do NOT repeat policy across thematic boundaries. Each SPP takes as read the general policy in SPP1 and highlights the other SPPs where links to other related policy will be found. The whole series of SPPs should be taken as an integral policy suite and read together.
Annex A Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003
Annex B Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006Section 3 of the 2006 Act Section 4 of the 2006 Act
Annex C Town and Country Planning (Marine Fish Farming) (Scotland) Order 2007 The Articles Specific Matters relating to implementation of the Order Application Fees Application Forms Development Planning Environmental Impact Assessment Modifications to Existing Farms Neighbour Notification Outline Planning Permission Permitted Development Rights Planning Conditions Repeals of legislation affecting works licences Single Applications Statutory Consultees Transitional Arrangements
Annex D Town and Country Planning (Prescribed Date) (Scotland) Regulations 2007
Annex E Town and Country Planning (Marine Fish Farming) (Scotland) Regulations 2007
Annex F Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (National Parks) (Marine Fish Farming) Direction 2007
Annex G Town and Country Planning (Notification of Applications Affecting Controlled Sites) (Scotland) Direction 2007
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