Independent review of Scottish aquaculture consenting

Report of the independent review of the planning and consenting process for Scottish aquaculture, jointly commissioned by Marine Scotland and The Crown Estate.


ADD Acoustic Deterrent Devices

APB Aquaculture Production Business

APP Application

APT Aquaculture Planning Taskforce

CAR Controlled Activities Regulations

CPA Coast Protection Act

DPEA Planning and Environmental Appeals Division

DPRA Delivering Planning Reform for Aquaculture

DSFB District Salmon Fishery Boards

EIA Environmental Impact Assessment

EMFF European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

EMP Environmental Management Plans

EPS European Protected Species

ES Environmental Statement

FEPA Food and Environment Protection Act

HRA Habitats Regulations Appraisal

ISLAD Improved System for Licensing Aquaculture Development

LOA Lease Option Agreement

LA Local Authority

MCA Maritime and Coastguard Agency

MGA Ministerial Group on Aquaculture

MGSA Ministerial Group for Sustainable Aquaculture

ML Marine Licence

MS-LOT Licencing Operations Team

MSS Marine Scotland Science

MSS-FFL Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory

MSS-FHI Marine Scotland Science Fish Health Inspectorate

NLB Northern Lighthouse Board

NMP National Marine Plan

NPF National Planning Framework

PAC Pre-application consultation

PAD Pre-application discussions

PDR Permitted Development Rights

PP Planning Permission

SAC Special Area of Conservation

SARF Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum

SBL Seabed Lease

SCOPE Situation; Core competencies; Obstacles; Prospects and Expectations

SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SNH Scottish Natural Heritage

SPP Scottish Planning Policy


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