Planning Circulars

Circulars contain guidance on policy implementation through legislative or procedural change.

Subject

Title

Circular Number

Date of Issue

Airports

Safeguarding of Aerodromes, Technical Sites and Military Explosives Storage Areas

2/2003

27.01.03
 

Control of Development in Airport Public Safety Zones

8/2002

15.10.02

Applications and Appeals

Schemes of Delegation and Local Reviews 5/2013

27.12.13

  Planning Appeals

4/2013

27.12.13

  Notification of Planning Applications

3/2009

01.04.09

CCTV

Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1996: Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras

18/1996

(superseded in part by circular 4/1998) 22.05.96

Compulsory Purchase

Compulsory Purchase Orders

6/2011

24.10.11

  Disposal of Surplus Government Land - The Crichel Down Rules 5/2011

13.10.11

 

Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003: Consequential Amendments to Planning and Compulsory Purchase Legislation

4/2003

12.11.03

 

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Order Inquiries and Hearings: Procedures and Good Practice

17/1998

22.10.98

 

Compulsory Acquisition of Land. Land Compensation Rate of Interest.

36/1997

17.10.97

Conditions

The Use of Conditions in Planning Permissions

4/1998

(Supersedes 18/1986 -except appendices A & B. Also see NPPG 5) 27.02.98

 

Model Planning Conditions

4/1998 Addendum

(Supersedes appendices A & B of circular 18/1986. Also see NPPG 5) 12.3.99

Conservation area management

Withdrawal and Replacement of the Memorandum of Guidance on Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas

9/2009

27.07.09

Consultation

Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1996: Consultation with Community Councils and Scottish Environment Protection Agency, etc.

4/1996

06.03.96

Demolition

The Town and Country Planning (Demolition which is not Development)(Scotland) Revocation Direction 2011

4/2011 25.07.11 (supersedes circular 1/2001)
 

The Town and Country Planning (Demolition which is not Development) (Scotland) Direction 2001

1/2001

22.01.01
(supersedes circular 15/1995 and amends circular 2/1995)
 

The Town and Country Planning (Demolition which is not Development) (Scotland) Direction 1994

15/1995

20.07.95
(superseded by circular 1/2001)

 

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No.3) Order 1994: Demolition, Toll Road Facilities and Miscellaneous Amendments

2/1995

11.01.95
(amended by circulars 15/1995 and 1/2001)
Development management Hierarchy of Developments 5/2009 26.06.09
 

Development Management Procedures

3/2013 2.06.09
 

Extension of Householder Permitted Development Rights - Screening for Strategic Environmental Assessment

Determination letter dated 15 May 2008 15.05.08
 

The Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 1994: Notices to Owners Etc under Section 24 and Miscellaneous Amendments.

1/1995

11.01.95

Development Planning

(Also see Strategic Development Planning Authorities)

Development Planning

6/2013

27.12.13

 

The Town and Country Planning (Development Contrary to Development Plans) (Scotland) Direction 1996

10/1996

09.04.96

Enforcement

Planning Enforcement

10/2009

18.09.09

Environmental impact assessment

The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2011

3/2011 01.06.11
 

Strategic Environmental Assessment for Development Planning; The Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Scotland) Regulations 2004

2/2004

20.07.04

Environmental protection

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Avian Influenza) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2008

1/2008

26.03.08
 

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Avian Influenza) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2007

6/2007

25.01.99

 

Environmentally Sensitive Areas.

17/1997

June 1997

Fees

Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013

2/2013

25.03.13
 

The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

1/2004

01.06.04

Fish Farming

Planning Controls for Marine Fish Farming

1/2007

01.04.07

Hazardous Materials

Planning and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2005

3/2006

03.11.06

Housing

Houses in Multiple Occupation: Guidance on Planning Control and Licensing

2/2012 26.06.12

Local Planning

Town and Country Planning Code of Practice for Local Plan Inquiries

32/1996

25.09.96

 

Town and Country Planning (Costs of Inquiries Etc) (Standard Daily Amount) (Scotland) Regulations 1996

5/1996

07.03.96

 

Local Plan Inquiries: Local Plan Service Standards

1/1996

02.02.96

Mineral workings

Town and Country Planning (Compensation for restrictions on mineral working and mineral waste depositing) (Scotland) Regulations 1998

3/1999

25.01.99

 

Town and Country Planning (Scotland) (Minerals) Regulations 1998

2/1999

25.11.98

 

Review of Old Mineral Permissions and Environmental Impact Assessment Notes for Guidance

25/1998

25.11.98

 

The Town and Country Planning (Notification of Applications) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Direction 1998 Notification of Planning Applications

20/1998

22.10.98

  Commencement of Section 96 of the Environment Act 1995: Review of Old Minerals Permissions 34/1996 01.11. 96

Open space

Consultation on and Notification of Planning Applications for Outdoor Sports Facilities and Open Space

7/2007

15.11.07

Permitted Development

Guidance on Householder Permitted Development Rights

01/2012 22.02.12
Planning Obligations

Planning Obligations and Good Neighbour Agreements

03/2012

04.02.10

Planning System

The Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2007

3/2007

01.04.07

Planning Zones

Planning and Compensation Act 1991 Simplified Planning Zones

18/1995

(Supersedes 16/1987) 18.08.95

Renewable Energy

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development (Non-Domestic Microgeneration) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011

2/2011 18.03.11
Strategic Development Planning Authorties

Strategic Development Plan Areas

1/2013 25.03.13
 

Statutory Guidance on Strategic Development Planning Authorities

2/2008 23.04.08

Telecommunications

The Town and Country Planning (Electronic Communications) (Scotland) Order 2004

3/2004

28.07.04

 

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 2001: Development by Telecommunications Code System Operators

5/2001

23.07.01

Town and Country Planning

The Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2007

4/2007

01.04.07

Transport

Transport Act 2000 (Consequential Amendments) (Scotland) Order 2006

2/2006

10.05.06

 

Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1997: Consultation of Planning Applications for Roadside Facilities and Developments Affecting Playing Fields

5/1997

01.04.97 (Paragraphs 3 and 4 have been superseded by Circular 7/2007)

 

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No.3) Order 1994: Demolition, Toll Road Facilities and Miscellaneous Amendments

2/1995

(amended by 15/1995) 11.01.95

 

Notification of Planning Applications Development Affecting Trunk Roads and Special Roads

1/2005

15.03.05

Tree Preservation Tree Preservation Orders 1/2011 01.02.2011
Tribunals and Inquiries

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Order Inquiries and Hearings: Procedures and Good Practice

17/1998

22.10.98

Use Classes Order

Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1998

7/1998

21.05.98

 

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997

1/1998

(amended by 7/1998) 14.01.98

Value

The Town and Country Planning (Limit Of Annual Value) (Scotland) Order 2010

3/2010

07.04.2010

Waste management

Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 1997: Water and Sewerage Authorities: Above Ground Sewerage Works

2/1998

14.01.98

Circulars contain guidance on policy implementation through legislative or procedural change.