Heads of Planning Scotland

Heads of Planning Scotland: COVID-19 and the planning system

A fall in the number of planning applications combined with the postponement of the expected fee inc ...

Published 11 May 2020

New Planning Bill could ‘break the system’, council planners warn

The body which represents officials running planning authorities across the country has warned that ...

Published 28 March 2019

Heads of Planning Scotland: Resourcing the Planning System

Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS) offers to help the Scottish Government better understand the true ...

Published 25 March 2019

Conversation not confrontation needed in Scottish Planning Bill

RTPI Scotland has joined forces with a number of high profile organisations in a letter sent to the ...

Published 2 July 2018

Fife Council appoints new senior planning manager

Fife Council has appointed Pam Ewen as the local authority’s new senior manager for planning. P ...

Published 30 September 2015

Independent planning review panel revealed

Published 18 September 2015

Progress on planning performance but challenges remain on major applications

Planning authorities have been urged to continue to speed up decisions on major applications after ...

Published 23 February 2015