Scottish Government Review of Permitted Development Rights - Phase 3

Closed 23 Aug 2023

Opened 31 May 2023


The Scottish Government is carrying out a review of permitted development rights (PDR) as part of our wider planning reform programme. The PDR review is being taken forward in phases, with each phase focussing on specific development types. Phase 3 of the review considers PDR in relation to renewables equipment, thermal efficiency improvements, development by electricity undertakers, reverse vending machines and the temporary use of land for shooting ranges.  Read the consultation paper

Why your views matter

Consultation and feedback is an essential part of the policy making process.  Comments will inform the development of final proposals, which will be brought into force through regulations which the Scottish Government aims to lay in the Scottish Parliament later this year.


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