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Irene Beautyman
Planning for Place Programme Manager

Tel. 07908 930763

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Trevor Moffat

Project Officer

Tel. 07834 516824

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Information about the planning system written specifically for elected members is available.

 

The Planning System in Scotland: an Introduction for Elected Members is a brochure covering the fundamentals of the planning system and the role of elected members. This presentation accompanies the brochure.

 

Key Agencies

Information on the Key Agencies, specifically for elected members, has been prepared by the Key Agencies Group working with COSLA and the Improvement Service. The video below provides an overview of the role of the Key Agencies Group. There are also FAQs and information sheets on each of the agencies: Architecture + Design Scotland; Historic Scotland; SEPA; Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Water; and Transport Scotland.

Other resources

Positive engagement: a guide for councillors - 2-page leaflet

Local Review Bodies fact sheet - provides key information on LRBs for elected members

Good practice for Local Review Bodies - advice published by the Scottish Government

Councillor's guide to urban design - development by CABE for elected members in England

Councillors' Code of Conduct

 

Links

Politicians in Planning Network

RTPI Scotland

Planning Skills - Information for Elected Members

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