The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017. Comes into force 31st July. Amends The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Order 1992 (SSI 1992/223).
• Article 4 updates the definition of “European site”
• Article 5 adds 7ZA to 7ZE . These impose obligations on planning authorities with regard to applications by electronic communications code operators for a determination as to whether prior approval is required with regard to the siting and appearance of new ground based masts.
• Article 6 adds 67. This grants permitted development rights for development by electronic communications code operators so that they do not have to submit applications for planning permission for certain development.