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Planning appeals questions: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Published:
21 Jan 2021
Planning appeals questions: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/202000114441
Date received: 20 Nov 2020
Date responded: 1 Dec 2020
Information requested

“Broken down by each of the last five years:

1. The number of planning appeals that have been overturned (decision reversed from initial decision made by council) by Scottish Ministers and/or Scottish Government appointed reporters.
2. The total number of planning appeals made to Scottish Ministers in each of the last five years. “

Response

a. Number of planning authority planning permission decisions overturned on appeal in the period 20 November to 19 November over the last five years:

Period

Count

2015-16

106

2016-17

71

2017-18

69

2018-19

64

2019-20

57

b. Number of valid planning permission appeals received in the period 20 November to 19 November over the last five years:

Period

Count

2015-16

219

2016-17

173

2017-18

180

2018-19

164

2019-20

158

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