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.
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This is the second in a series of briefing notes on the Planning (Scotland) Bill, which aims to strengthen and simplify the Scottish planning system. This note shifts our focus to development management and the changes to the planning application and decision-making processes.
This is the first in a series of briefing notes on the Planning (Scotland) Bill, introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 4 December 2017. The proposals in the Bill are far reaching and will have a significant impact on the operation of the planning system
On the 29th June 2017, the Scottish Government published its Positon Statement on the proposed reform of the land use planning system in Scotland and a related Strategic Environmental Assessment Report.