Public Services Reform (Pre-application consultation) (Scot) Order 2013
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The Public Services Reform (Planning) (Pre-application consultation) (Scotland) Order 2013 came into force on 2 February 2013
2 Feb 2013
Built environment - Scotland
The Public Services Reform (Planning) (Pre-application consultation) (Scotland) Order 2013 amends section 35A of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 so that applications made under section 42 are not subject to pre-application consultation.
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