Hazardous substances contravention notice appeals: form and guidance

Information on appealing a planning authority's decision about hazardous substances contravention notices.

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You have the right to make a hazardous substances contravention appeal to Scottish Ministers where a planning authority:

  • serves a hazardous substances contravention notice

The attached guidance explains:

  • what the appeals process is
  • how to complete and submit your form
  • how to get in touch
  • how to send documents to the DPEA electronically

Your appeal must be made before the date that the notice is due to come into effect. This date will be clearly stated on the notice itself


There is no fee for this type of appeal. Everybody who participates in the process is normally expected to cover their own expenses.

You can track the progress of your appeal online.

More information

This form and guidance relates to appeals made under:

Circular 3/2015: Planning Controls for Hazardous Substances provides context for this specific appeal.

A guide to planning appeals explains what can be appealed to ministers and provides context for our appeals forms.

Appeal Form - HSCN.pdf
Appeal Notes for appellants - HSCN.pdf
hazardous substances contravention notice appeal notes.pdf
Electronic Best Practice.pdf


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Email: DPEA@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 6668

Planning and Environmental Appeals Division
Hadrian House
Callendar Business Park

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