Advice for key agencies

SEPA is identified as a key agency under the Planning etc (Scotland) Act 2006 and is proactively assisting delivery of the Scottish Government's commitment to provide a more effective and efficient planning system.

We work with other key agencies and the Scottish Government through the Key Agencies Planning Groupto support the delivery of a cultural change in land use planning through improved joint working. We have prepared the following documents to support joint working arrangements with other agencies:

We are also a consultee for activities led by other agencies such as forestry plans, marine licence developments and major road developments. We have prepared the following guidance for other key agencies to assist in the delivery of this role: