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Planning Performance Statistics

Updated statistics on planning performance in Scotland have been released by Scotland's Chief Statistician.

The main findings are:

  • The percentage of local applications decided within two months was 69.7% in the period April - June 2011, an increase from 63.4% for the previous quarter and the highest percentage for the last five quarters.
  • The number of planning applications decided by Scotland's planning authorities in this three-month period was 10,177.
  • The approval rate of all applications from April - June 2011 was 93.3%, a small increase when compared to the previous quarter (92.5 per cent) and similar to the equivalent quarter in 2010 (93.1 per cent)

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