Transforming Planning in Practice: updated planning reform implementation programme

The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 sets the future structure of Scotland’s planning system and forms an important part of our wider planning reforms. The 2019 Act includes a broad range of changes to be made across the planning system.

Transforming Planning in Practice: updated delivery programme – summary

Key: Entries with '(X)' represent blue cells to reflect the expected time frame for each project

2021 2022       2023      
Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
National Planning Framework 4 (X) (X) (X)            
Development planning regulations and guidance (X) (X) (X)            
Regional spatial strategies statutory guidance     (X) (X)          
Local place plans regulations and guidance (X)                
Effective community engagement guidance   (X) (X)            
Masterplan consent areas regulations and guidance       (X) (X)        
Development management provisions       (X) (X)        
Fees and performance (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)        
Permitted development rights: Phase 2 (X) (X) (X)            
Land value uplift capture       (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Compulsory purchase reform     (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Digital transformation (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
OurPlace website (X)                
National Planning Framework 4 delivery programme         (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)



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