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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 8:  List of person seeking self-build land for housing

73.Section 8 of the Act inserts section 16E into the 1997 Act, requiring a planning authority to prepare, maintain and publish a list of people who have registered with the authority that they are interested in acquiring land in the area for self-build housing. The authority are to have regard to this list in preparing their local development plan, under section 16(2)(ab) inserted by section 7(4)(c) of the Act.

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