RTPI Scotland



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

Building industry and planners set to give Planning Bill evidence

Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotlan ...

Published 6 March 2018

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 ...

Published 5 December 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 ...

Published 26 September 2017

Planners call for meaningful reform of Scottish planning system

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to look be ...

Published 15 August 2017

RTPI Scotland to take forward planning 'gamechangers'

RTPI Scotland is taking forward five gamechanging ideas for the Scottish planning system in new pa ...

Published 26 April 2017

Planners call for clearer national roadmap for development in Scotland

The Scottish Government needs to establish national development priorities across the country and ...

Published 4 April 2017

‘Planning could play key role in tackling climate change’, RTPI Scotland tells parliamentary committee

A parliamentary committee reviewing the draft Climate Change Plan has heard that planning could be ...

Published 2 February 2017

Blog: The Parliamentary debate on planning – a constructive discussion

Craig McLaren, director of RTPI Scotland, outlines his take on the planning debate in Parliament y ...

Published 27 January 2017

Sector welcomes Scottish planning report

The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has welcomed the latest planning report as a major turning ...

Published 11 January 2017

Blog: My planning manifesto for 2017

RTPI Scotland convenor Stefano Smith sets out his plans for 2017 In response to the RTPI Scotland ...

Published 9 January 2017

Blog: 5 important things that happened in Scottish planning in 2016

RTPI Scotland director Craig McLaren looks back at the important things that have happened in Sc ...

Published 4 January 2017

Blog: A day in the life of planning enforcement

What does a day in planning enforcement look like? A pertinent question for Katherine Pollard, the n ...

Published 29 November 2016

Scottish Government urged to make planners statutory consultees in strategic local decisions

The Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland has made the case for the planning function in each autho ...

Published 25 November 2016

Blog: What can Scotland learn from England and Wales’ experience with the Community Infrastructure Levy?

The last few weeks has seen plenty of top level discussion about the outcomes of the independent P ...

Published 13 July 2016