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
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Community renewable energy projects have developed into a sector in their own right in the past few years, and these projects face particular challenges, both legal and otherwise.
In a robust development environment driven by demand to deliver, often within tight timescales, it is commonly the case that the process for establishing the electricity and gas infrastructure is not given its due consideration, resulting in delays and additional costs. Here, we outline some of the things a developer should consider as a guide to satisfying the energy supplier.
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.
Communities in Scotland have significant power and rights to acquire land, but what exactly are those rights? Here, we take a comprehensive look at Community Right to Buy and what has changed over the years.