Scheme of Delegation
There are two schemes of delegation regarding planning matters.
- Statutory Scheme of Delegation
- Council Scheme of Delegation
These schemes allow planning officers to take decisions on planning applications.
Statutory Scheme of Delegation
This comes under the Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006 and relates to planning applications for local developments. This scheme was originally adopted by the Council on 20 August 2009 and was amended on 7 February 2019 after approval by Scottish Ministers.
Council Scheme of Delegation
The second scheme of delegation is made under the terms of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and relates to all other planning matters.