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Local review procedures: Chief Planner letters

A letter clarifying our position on local review procedures.
Published:
29 Jul 2011
Local review procedures: Chief Planner letters

Local Review Procedures

The issue of whether, or not, reviews by Local Review Bodies (LRBs) should be conducted by means of a full consideration of the application afresh (De Novo), or whether they are solely a review of the appointed officer's decision has been raised regularly by delegates of the Local Review Body forum.

By way of clarification and in the interests of consistency, Annex A sets out the Scottish Government's position on this matter and confirms that the 'de novo' approach should be adopted in determining cases brought before LRBs.

I hope this information is helpful in setting out the Scottish Government's position on this particular matter.

Jim Mackinnon

Contact

Email: chief.planner@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 7528

Post:
Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ