Publication - Statistics

Planning performance statistics 2019/2020: quarterly (October to March)

Published: 21 Jul 2020
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Building, planning and design
ISBN:
9781839608933

Summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for April 2019 to March 2020 with historic data going back to 2015/2016. It is based on data we collect from local and planning authorities as part of the Planning Performance Framework (introduced in 2012).

Planning performance statistics 2019/2020: quarterly (October to March)
8. Appeals and Local Reviews

8. Appeals and Local Reviews

Local Review Bodies[4] dealt with 98 cases in the third quarter of 2019/20, 62.2% of which had the original decision upheld. In quarter four there were 124 applications subject to local reviews with 62.1% resulting in the original decision being upheld. In the same period in the previous year 55.5% (of 146 cases) were upheld in quarter three and 61.9% (of 155 cases) in quarter four had their original decisions upheld.

In addition 65.6% (of 65 cases) of appeals to Scottish Ministers in quarter three and 56.7% (of 60 cases) in quarter four had the original decision upheld. This compares with 51.1% (of 90 cases) and 50.0% (of 86 cases) respectively for quarter three and quarter four in 2018/19.


Contact

Email: planstats@gov.scot