APRS Resources

  • Flood resilience strategy: consultation

    The Scottish Government is currently developing its flood resilience strategy, as part of Scotland’s National Adaptation Plan. This will outline long term plans and actions to make communities across Scotland more resilient to flooding, and change the narrative from fixing flooding issues to creating flood resilient places, to acknowledge the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

  • Letter to Scottish Regarding Planning Appeal at Dechmont

    Following the Mossend Decision, APRS has sent additional representation to Scottish Government Planning and Environmental Appeals on planning casework where we have Objected. This is for a development on Green Belt in Dechmont.

  • Energy, landscape and planning FAQs

    As Scotland moves towards a more sustainable, net zero energy system, where we place renewable energy infrastructure and how communities

  • Community Guidance on LDPs

    Local Development Plan guidance for communities Key points Background The Scottish Planning System The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 states that

  • APRS Accounts 2023

    Our Final Audited Accounts from our Financial Year 2023 (January 1 2003- December 31 20 2023) and annual report

  • APRS Strategy

    This is APRS’s New Strategy 2024-2026 spanning the time either side of our centenary in 2026. We believe that it is a critical time for action on the climate and nature crises. Climate breakdown, and the actions we take to mitigate and adapt, will inevitably affect Scotland’s landscape and APRS has a critical role in bringing joined-up and long term thinking to the issues.

  • Consultation on Amending NPF4 and LDP

    APRS response to a Scottish Government Consultation on proposals for the regulations on procedures to amend the National Planning Framework and Local Development Plans.

  • Investing in Planning Consultation

    This is APRS's response to a consultation which sets out a range of options which have the potential to improve the capacity of the Scottish planning system, in particular in planning authorities, in the coming years.

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