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Planning Performance Statistics 2020/21: Annual

Published: 20 Jul 2021

Summary statistics on planning application decision-making timescales for 2020/21 with historic data going back to 2012/13. It is based on data collected by the Scottish Government from Local and Planning Authorities as part of the Planning Performance Framework (introduced in 2012).

Planning Performance Statistics 2020/21: Annual
11. Legacy Cases

11. Legacy Cases

In 2020/21 five legacy cases were decided; two applications without a processing agreement and three with a processing agreement.

Tables 5 to 8 show the legacy cases decided in 2020/21 by planning authority and development type.

Tables 5 and 6: Decided legacy applications without processing agreements

Table 5
Local Authority Number of Legacy Cases Average Time (Weeks)
West Dunbartonshire 1 939.0
West Lothian1 1 298.9
Total 2 618.9
Table 6
Development Type Number of Legacy Cases Average Time (Weeks)
Minerals - Local with EIA 1 939.0
Housing - Local1 1 298.9
Total 2 618.9

1. Time has been removed from decision times when delays were outwith the control of the local authority.

Tables 7 and 8: Decided legacy applications with processing agreements

Table 7
Local Authority Number of Legacy Cases Percentage meeting agreed timescales
East Ayrshire 1 0%
East Lothian 2 100%
Total 3 67%
Table 8
Development Type Number of Legacy Cases Percentage meeting agreed timescales
Housing - Local 1 0%
Housing - Major 1 100%
Listed Building Consent 1 100%
Total 3 67%

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