Proposals for fines of up to £5,000 to deter rogue developers.
Five re-appointments announced.
Four new strategic planning authorities proposed as part of modernisation of planning system.
All new developments must plan to reduce carbon emissions by 15 per cent.
New advice on community engagement.
Energy efficient development in Campbeltown succeeds in becoming 2007's overall winner.
Puiblication of Planning Advice Note 80 - Control and Management of Fly-Posting.
Re-appointment of Chair.
Research shows that 97 per cent of applications from householders are approved.
Plans for Scotland's largest brownfield site to come under public examination.
Consultation begins on A8 corridor and airport expansion plans.
Detailed factual commentary and analysis of a range of issues and key projects for Scotland's long-term development.
A £12 million investment will give people instant online access to planning applications in their area.
Under new measures local authorities will have to carry out an audit and prepare a strategy for open space in their area.
New planning policy will promote a wider social and economic role for Scotland's town centres.
New advice on how communities can be involved from the outset in developments.
Planning standard proposes that new developments should generate at least 10 per cent of their energy on site from renewable sources.
New advice encourages householders to consider options for generating power on top of their home or in their back yard.
New policy gives green belt designation 20-year lifespan.
The restored Rutherglen Town Hall is named as overall winner.