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. 

Download the Statutory Scheme of Delegation for local developments - 19 May 2023 PDF

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 - 4 May 2023 PDF

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