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Planning should provide strong support for economic development, consistent with national and local policies.
fish farming - planning information
Well considered and effective planning can help minimise the devastation caused by flooding.
Green belts help to avoid unmanaged, unplanned urban expansion.
The historic environment assets are recognised as having particular value, and the planning system seeks to manage these elements in a sustainable way.
Planning helps to deliver key housing policy objectives on quality homes and higher environmental standards.
Planning policy on the protection, enhancement and enjoyment of natural heritage.
Planning policies to ensure that extraction takes place in a sustainable and environmentally acceptable manner.
Opportunities for sport and recreation are a vital part of Scotland's urban and rural communities.
Making greater use of renewable energy sources to make a positive contribution to sustainable development.
The planning system has a vital role in supporting rural communities and enabling sustainable growth in rural areas.
Ensuring any planning decision balances social and economic development with environmental integrity.
Enabling the industry to expand by promoting appropriate developments that minimise adverse effects in their chosen location.
Establishing a mix of uses and activities in town centres.
Good planning should integrate transport and land use to support sustainable economic growth.
22 million tonnes of controlled waste is disposed of in Scotland each year.
Prioritising the development of new infrastructure in accordance with the National Planning Framework.
Page updated: Tuesday, July 27, 2010