Publication - Advice and guidance

Planning Advice Note 1/2010: strategic environmental assessment of development plans

Published: 19 Mar 2010
Directorate:
Environment and Forestry Directorate
ISBN:
978075597853

Provides advice on how the requirements of the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 can be met within the development planning process.

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Planning Advice Note 1/2010: strategic environmental assessment of development plans
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1 The 2005 Act transposes the requirement of EC Directive 2001/42/ EC on the Assessment of the Effects of Certain Plans and Programmes on the Environment.

2 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/261030/0077887.pdf

3 Note that effective main issues reports will render such modifications less likely. See paragraph 78 of Circular 1/09 Development Planning for further guidance.

4 Section 22 of The Town and Country Planning, (Scotland) Act 1997, as amended, and regulation 27 of the Development Planning (Scotland) Regulations 2008 refer

5 See para 99 of Circular 1/09: Development Planning

6 For more information on the Controlled Activities Regulations see http://www.sepa.org.uk/water/regulations.aspx

7 The key agencies are SNH, SEPA, Scottish Water, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Regional Transport Partnerships, the Crofters Commission (in crofting counties only) and Health Boards.

8 Conservation (Natural Habitats &c.) Regulations 1994 as amended


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