Permitted development rights - extension and review: sustainability appraisal update

Update to the 2019 Sustainability Appraisal on the Programme for Extending Permitted Development Rights in Scotland is concerned with the proposals for phase 1 of the work programme. This document sets out the findings of the further, iterative appraisal of these emerging proposals.

7 How to comment on this Update and next steps

7.1.1 We are inviting responses to this consultation by 12 November 2020. This includes the below question in relation to this Update:

What are your views on the findings of the Update to the 2019 Sustainability Appraisal Report that accompanies this consultation document?  

7.1.2 Consultees are asked to avoid restating their views on the November 2019 consultation as these views are already being taken into account.

7.1.3 Please respond using the Scottish Government's consultation hub, Citizen Space by accessing and responding to this consultation online at You can save and return to your responses while the consultation is still open. Please ensure that consultation responses must be submitted before the closing date of 12 November 2020 to be considered.

7.1.4 If you are unable to respond using our consultation hub, please complete and send the Respondent Information Form to: or
Planning Development Delivery Team
(PDR Review)
Scottish Government
Area 2F South
Victoria Quay

7.1.5 Following the closing date, all responses will be analysed and considered along with any other available evidence to help us. Responses will be published where we have been given permission to do so. An analysis report will also be made available.

7.1.6 Responses to the consultation will help inform the final development of proposals and the drafting of regulations that will be laid in the Scottish Parliament amending the General Permitted Development Order to bring the changes into effect. Subject to confirmation by the Scottish Parliament it is anticipated that changes resulting from this process will come into force in Spring 2021.



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