Although there is hope that we are heading out of thepandemic with many restrictions being lifted across the UK, Scottish Governmenthas allowed further extensions to emergency planning measures through the Townand Country Planning (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus)(Scotland) Regulations 2022, which come into force 30 March 2022.

Here's how it will stand on 30 March 2022 when the newregulations come into force.


In effect until:

Duration of planning permissions / listed building consents / conservation area consents

Planning permissions due to expire between 6 April 2020 and 30 September 2022 are automatically extended to 31 March 2023.

Online publication - planning docs

31 March 2022

Online publication – EIA Report

31 March 2022

Virtual PAC public events

30 September 2022

The changes to the PAC process to be brought in by the Townand Country Planning (Pre-Application Consultation) (Scotland) AmendmentRegulations 2021 have also been postponed from 1 April 2022 and will now takeeffect from 1 October 2022. Read our blog on the PAC changes here.