Scotsman Steps, Edinburgh – McGregor Bowes + Haworth Tompkins with Martin Creed

© Gautier Deblonde

Report on Planning Committee

February 2019

Summary of Meeting

  • Recapped on the various PlaceMaking initiatives and discussed the role of Community Councils
  • Reported and commented on Stage 2 of the Planning Bill and new duties proposals
  • Representing RIAS on the DPEA Stakeholders Meeting
  • Invited Paul Cackette, Scottish Government Chief Reporter to attend RIAS Planning committee and received a favourable response
  • Discussed Community Planning and Community involvement
  • Representing RIAS at Edinburgh City Plan 2030 Morning Seminar
    -Hosted the Planning Forum at the request of RIAS Council specifically to discuss Third Party Rights of Appeal and Land Value Capture.