This version ISBN 978-1-78544-474-6 is current as at 29-03-2018
|First Published||22/06/15||New document|
|Revision 1.0||24/11/15||Changes as per 1.1 to 1.4 as set out below.|
|Revision 2.0||29/03/2018||Changes as per 2.1 to 2.4 as set out below|
Revision 1 Changes 10/09/2015
|Change 1.1||Contents page - insertion of new text|
|Change 1.2||Annex A - insertion of new bullet point - Circular 5/2001|
|Change 1.3||Annex F - Paragraph 39 - addition of text in first sentence|
|Change 1.4||Insertion of Annex G|
Revision 2 Changes 29/03/2018
|Change 2.1||Annex F - page 12, footnote 9 - reference to the environmental impact assessment legislation for Planning updated.|
|Change 2.2||Annex F - paragraph 10 and footnote 10 - references to environmental impact assessment legislation for Forestry updated.|
|Change 2.3||Annex F - paragraph 32 - reference to environmental impact assessment legislation for Forestry updated.|
|Change 2.4||Annex G - New version of annex to reflect amended legislation|
The original version and revision 1.0 as published can be viewed in the supporting files section of the web page for this Circular: /publications/planning-circulars-index/
Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) is the statement of Scottish Government policy on nationally important land use planning matters.
National Planning Framework (NPF) is the Scottish Government’s strategy for Scotland’s long term spatial development.
Circulars contain Scottish Government policy on the implementation of legislation or procedures.
Statements of Scottish Government policy in the SPP, NPF and Circulars may be material considerations to be taken into account in development plans and development management decisions.
Planning Advice Notes provide advice and information on technical planning matters.
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