In order to significantly increase supply to meet housing need of all tenures, Scotland needs a planning system which encourages and facilitates development, yet only six of Scotland’s 32 councils having the required five year supply of effective land to support the building of new homes.

Our planning team engages with government at both national and local level to address industry concerns on matters such as planning policy, development plans, supplementary guidance, housing land audits affordable housing and developer contributions.

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Planning Policy Committee

Appointed by our Board, the Planning Policy Committee directs the work and priorities of our planning team and deals with national policy issues. Find out more


A library of earlier submissions and reports.
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Area Committees

Our network of five area committees operates across the entire geography of Scotland, dealing with local planning and related issues.  Find out more

Planning Responses

Our most recent planning-related submissions.
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