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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019


102.Paragraph 1 of new schedule 5A sets out that a scheme must include a map, a written statement, and any other graphic material, diagrams etc. that the planning authority consider appropriate for illustrating the scheme’s provisions. It must specify the area to which it relates, the development or descriptions of development for which it grants authorisation, and the time frame for which the scheme will have effect (which must not be longer than a 10-year period). The Scottish Ministers may make regulations requiring further information to be included in a scheme.

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