Planning Bill published by Scottish Government

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used has been introduced by cabinet secretary for communities, social security and equalities, Angela Constance MSP.

Published 5 December 2017

Full programme for University of Stirling Innovation in Housing event

The full programme is now available for the University of Stirling’s fourth lecture in its Innovation and Excellence series marking the University's fiftieth year: Innovation in Housing – a force for wider benefits?

Published 3 October 2017

Henry McLeish heads new campaign to help influence new Planning Bill

An alliance of ten organisations from the planning and placemaking sector in Scotland has launched a new campaign to help influence new planning guidelines ahead of the upcoming Planning Bill.

Published 26 September 2017

Scottish Government opens consultation on planning system modernisation

Keenly-awaited proposals for transforming the planning system have been positively received by the country’s home builders.

Published 11 January 2017

Breakfast seminar on Scottish planning review

A free breakfast seminar outlining the key findings and implications of the recently published review of the planning system will be held on Tuesday 21st June hosted by PR and public affairs agency, Orbit Communications.

Published 8 June 2016

PAS seeks views on Planning Review

Community groups, development trusts and members of the public are being urged to sign up for a series of events being held by planning charity PAS, where they can give their views on how they think the Scottish planning system should be reformed.

Published 11 November 2015

Panel revealed for independent planning review

The members of an independent panel set up to carry out a “game-changing review” of Scotland’s planning system have been announced by social justice secretary Alex Neil.

Published 18 September 2015

MSPs pass Community Empowerment Bill

The Scottish Parliament has approved a bill giving communities the right to buy land or buildings in their area.

Published 18 June 2015