Our twice yearly Planning for Development newsletter features new guidance, consultations, research, advice and good practice related to development and the natural heritage.
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Issue 4 October 2018 Highlights: 'Planning for Great Places' new service statement (publication); service statement survey report teaser (results to be published in November); publication of our Planning Performance Framework annual report; Guidance note: Coastal Character Assessment; and an update on the important changes happening to the use of mitigation when undertaking HRAs; an much more besides.
Issue 3 November 2017 Highlights: Planning for Development - What service do we provide?; Species advice notes for developers; new guidance notes on wind farms; SNH 'Position Statement on Marine Planning'; notes on the revised Scottish Marine Wildlife Watching Code; and the publication of two Wild Land Areas reports; and much more.