Regulations are set to come into force on 18 November which will bring into force those sections of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 which deal with planning obligations. This will involve amendments to s75 and s75A of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997, which govern the creation, modification and discharge of planning obligations.
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Here we take a look at some of the measures which already have been, or might yet be, adopted in a planning and building standards context to help businesses adjust to the far-reaching consequences of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 received Royal Assent earlier this year. Although the reforms to planning controls over short-term lets aren't as radical as the amendments proposed at earlier stages, it is worth looking at how the Act changes what permission is needed to rent a property as short stay accommodation.
Now that the Planning (Scotland) Bill has been passed following Stage 3 Debate and has received Royal Assent, we look here at what is now the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019.
The rise of websites such as Airbnb and other similar sites has made it easier than ever to rent out a property as short stay accommodation. While the income is obviously attractive, many property owners may be unaware that short term property letting can be a breach of planning law.