Service status update: Land use planning, contaminated land, Electricity Act, forestry and similar consultations
What are we able to do now?
All Planning Authorities and other consulting bodies have now been contacted and ongoing liaison established to triage and prioritise casework. The backlog of casework has been largely dealt with.
Liaison with planning authorities and other consulting bodies will remain the main communication route for advice.
What should you do now?
If you need to contact one of our regional planning teams, please do so via the relevant mailbox detailed below.
NORTH PLANNING TEAM Planning.firstname.lastname@example.org
For all SEPA planning queries from the following planning authorities: Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Cairngorms National Park Authority, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Moray Council. Orkney Islands Council, Shetland Islands Council, The Highland Council.
SOUTH EAST PLANNING TEAM email@example.com
For all SEPA planning queries from the following planning authorities: Angus Council, Clackmannanshire Council, Dundee City Council. East Lothian Council, Edinburgh City Council, Falkirk Council, Fife Council, Midlothian Council, Perth & Kinross Council, Scottish Borders Council, Stirling Council, West Lothian Council.
SOUTH WEST PLANNING TEAM firstname.lastname@example.org
For all SEPA planning queries from the following planning authorities: Argyll & Bute Council, Dumfries & Galloway Council, East Ayrshire Council, East Dunbartonshire Council, East Renfrewshire Council, Glasgow City Council, Inverclyde Council, Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park Authority, North Ayrshire Council, North Lanarkshire Council, Renfrewshire Council, South Ayrshire Council, South Lanarkshire Council, West Dunbartonshire Council.
Local authority requests
Local authorities may require information and water pollution advice from SEPA when considering whether land is statutorily contaminated.