Digitally transforming the Scottish planning system brings a number of potential benefits and opportunities for everyone involved in the planning system, including but not limited to communities, businesses and planning authorities.
The strategy provides an overview of the high-level benefits that this programme can help to realise for the people and places across Scotland. These potential benefits cut across policy areas and show the wide-ranging impact which planning has on our economy, infrastructure, environment and places.
Scotland’s Digital Strategy for Planning identifies a number of benefits and opportunities which will result from digital transformation of the Scottish planning system. Delivery of the five missions within the strategy should enable us to:
Development of the strategy was supported by a suite of research into the potential socio-economic benefits of transformation, carried out by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
This suite of research consisted of:
Last Updated: 25 Mar 2021