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Lockdown lessons will strengthen our system


We’re holding virtual workshops with local authority colleagues from across Scotland to find out how they’ve coped with lockdown, what more we can do to help and what we can learn.

Digital mapping illustrates COVID-19 emergency funding


Working with our colleagues in Housing and Social Justice, we’ve brought together data from multiple sources to display the £350 million funding being given to support communities across Scotland affected by COVID-19.

Planning’s practical help with the COVID-19 crisis, our recovery – and beyond


Social distancing rules make traditional ways of consulting the public impractical. We share examples of digital solutions partners are using to reach people and gather their views.

Leading the way with digital pathfinders


Pathfinder explorations have been commissioned to support the Digital Strategy for Planning and help address the urgent requirement for digital ways of working.

Digital Planning: Our latest upgrades to eDevelopment are now LIVE!


We have released our latest upgrade package to the service. – Open for Business


During this period, the service will continue to operate 24/7 as usual.

NPF4: Call for ideas deadline extended


Due to COVID-19 we have decided to extend the deadline for the Call for Ideas.

NPF4: Roadshow Events Cancelled


Events Cancelled - COVID-19

Digital Planning: Further upgrade coming to


Information on the next upgrade coming soon to

Regulations on Changing Places Toilets


Regulations have been laid in Parliament to amend the requirements in the Act on Changing Places Toilets.

Housing Technical Discussion Paper


The Housing Technical Discussion Paper has now been published.

Digital Planning: Upgrade to now LIVE


We’re happy to announce that the latest upgrade package for the service is now LIVE.

NPF4 / SPP: land assembly & compulsory purchase


We've added a further background information note to the collection on SPP policies to consider for NPF4.

All Partner Event highlights


Highlights from January 2020 All Partner Event, bringing people from across Scotland together to hear about our work to date and what we’ve got planned in the future.

Digital Planning – Upgrade to coming in February 2020


Improvements coming to the current service

NPF4: Scottish Planning Policies


Background information notes on SPP topics are available now, covering a range of matters to be discussed and addressed in the draft NPF4.

NPF4 Call for Ideas


We want to hear about people’s thoughts and priorities for Scotland’s fourth National Planning Framework. Our call for ideas is now open, and runs until 30 April.

Consultation: Planning Performance and Fees


Exploring how planning performance can be measured, the role of the National Planning Improvement Co-ordinator and a new structure for the planning fee regime

Digital Planning Newsletter - Winter 2019/20


The latest news from the Digital Planning team highlighting what we've been up to, what we've got planned and the latest from eDevelopment