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.

Download the Statutory Scheme of Delegation (PDF, 970 KB)

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.

Download the Council Scheme of Delegation (PDF, 1 MB)

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