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Planning and environmental appeals: guidance for reporters

Guidance notes for planning and environmental appeals reporters.

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COVID 19 DPEA guidance note

Guidance on the impact on COVID 19 on our work, including site inspections and upcoming oral process arrangments.

Update 01 February 2022

Update 16 December 2021

Update 06 August 2021

Update 16 July 2021

Update 17 May 2021

Update 09 April 2021

Update 14 December

Update 23 November

Update 03 November

Update 24 September

Update 14 July

Update 19 June

Update 28 May

Update 17 April

Update 24 March

Update 23 March

Update 17 March

The attached guidance notes cover the above and:

  1. Sists
  2. Listed buildings, removal from list
  3. Receipt of 2008 regs case file
  4. Time limits on planning permission (full)
  5. Time limits on planning permissions (in principle)
  6. Site inspections (accompanied or unaccompanied)
  7. No further procedure
  8. Further procedure
  9. No variation of application
  10. Reporters' decisions, house style
  11. Applying timescales for appeal submissions
  12. Development Plan Examinations - role of lead reporter
  13. Development Plan Examinations - role of non-lead reporter
  14. Planning obligation appeals
  15. Good neighbour agreement appeals
  16. New matters and the submission of documents, materials or evidence
  17. Requests to record or film proceedings
  18. Appeals Regulations 2013
  19. High Hedge Notice Appeals
  20. Reasonable Adjustment
  21. Screening, EIA Regulations 2017
  22. Use of section 48(8) to address undue delay in a planning appeal
  23. Managing an efficient inquiry process
  24. Provision of material evidence and conduct of parties in proceedings before DPEA Reporters

COVID-19 DPEA 01 February 2022 update

COVID-19 DPEA 06 August 2021 update

COVID-19 DPEA July 16 2021 Update

Covid-19 DPEA 17 May 2021 Update

COVID-19 DPEA April 2021 Update

COVID-19 DPEA 14 December update

COVID-19 DPEA 23 November update

COVID-19 DPEA 03 November update

COVID-19 DPEA 24 September update

COVID-19 DPEA 14 July update

COVID-19 DPEA 19 June update

COVID 19 DPEA May Update

COVID-19 DPEA 17 April update

COVID-19 DPEA 24 March update

COVID-19 DPEA 17 March update

Note 1 - Sists.pdf

Note 3 - Receipt of 2008 regs case file.pdf

Note 7 - No further procedure.pdf

Note 8 - Further procedure.pdf

Note 9 - No variation of application.pdf

Note 10 - Reporters' decisions, house style.pdf

Note 14 - Planning obligation appeals.pdf

Note 15 - Good neighbour agreement appeals.pdf

Note 18 - Appeals Regulations 2013.pdf

Note 19 - High Hedge Notice Appeals

Note 20 - Reasonable Adjustment

Note 21 - Screening, EIA Regulations 2017

Note 23 - Managing an efficient inquiry process

Contact

If you take part in the appeals process, use DPEA websites, contact the division or attend a webcast, the DPEA may collect certain information about you. To find out more about what information is collected, how the information is used and managed please read the DPEA's privacy notice

Email: DPEA@gov.scot

Twitter: @DPEAScotland

Telephone: 0300 244 6668

Post:
Planning and Environmental Appeals Division
Hadrian House
Callendar Business Park
Falkirk
FK1 1XR

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