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Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 27 – Enforcement charters

163.This section inserts new section 158A into the 1997 Act. It places a duty on the planning authority to prepare an enforcement charter, setting out the contents for such a document. The planning authority are obliged to have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers concerning this section. The section also places a duty on the planning authority to update and re-publish their enforcement charter, to issue copies to the Scottish Ministers and make it publicly available.

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