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Scottish Planning Law is a comprehensive and accessible guide to a constantly changing and complex field.

The clear, well -structured style and practical approach of previous editions have been retained and enhanced while taking account many significant developments in recent planning law.

Written by a team of authors with expertise and experience, this edition encompasses the reforms in planning law and practice in Scotland introduced primarily by the Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006 and the related suite of secondary legislation which has radically altered the legislative landscape.

This highly regarded text is essential reading for all those involved in the disciplines of planning, surveying, architecture, sustainable development and law.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Scottish Law, Scots Law Student and Scottish Conveyancing online services.

Table of Contents

I The Planning System:
1. Introduction;
2. The Structure and Operation of the Planning System;
3. Planning Policy;
II General Planning Control:
4. Meaning of Development;
5. Permitted Development and Other Exemptions;
6. Development Management;
7. Reviews, Appeals and Other Forms of Challenge;
8. Planning Obligations and Good Neighbour Agreements;
9. Enforcement of Planning Control;
10. Acquisition of Land by Planning Authorities;
11. Revocation and Discontinuance of Planning Rights;
III Special Planning Controls 12. The Historic Environment:
13. The Natural Environment;
14. Other Special Controls;
15. Environmental Impact Assessment;
Appendix 1 – Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997;
Appendix 2 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997;
Appendix 3 – The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Order 1992, Schedule 1;
Appendix 4 – The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2013, Schedule 3.

Product details

Published 02 Jul 2015
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 440
ISBN 9781780438573
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Raymond McMaster

Ray McMaster was planning practice at Dundas &…


Alan Prior

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John Watchman

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