During the first three phases of the Scottish Government’s coronavirus route map for moving out of lockdown the planning service will not seek planning applications for works of a temporary nature.
Conditions for temporary works
These temporary structures or materials must
not be physically attached to a listed building
not affect people’s ability to enjoy their own homes
be taken down at the end of phase 3.
This includes the change of use of a building or other land and changes to planning conditions that control how businesses operate.
We had indicated before that if phase 3 extends beyond 30 September 2020, we may need retrospective planning applications to be submitted. We will review the need for planning applications on a case-by-case basis and will take into account the nature and location of the temporary structures.
For businesses that erect temporary buildings to allow outdoor activities, such as a beer garden, we will consider the circumstance in liaison with other parts of the Council. This is to ensure noise and disturbance do not create problems for residents.
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