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change to Privicy notice NEW

14 Jun 2024

Following a review of our publication policies, webcast recordings will remain available for viewing up to 7 years after the decision has been made. Our privacy notice has been updated to reflect this change....



Monthly Server Downtime

23 May 2024

On the first Friday of every month the DPEA Portal and website will be down for system maintenance between 7:00 & 9:00 am....



Method of Determination Targets

02 Apr 2024

From 1st April 2024 the targets for the determination/consideration of valid appeals and other cases received on or after this date have been rationalised. The updated targets enable reporters and appeal parties to focus on meeting an achievable target whilst also offering a more realistic and predictable timeframe. The ‘no further procedure’ and ‘site inspection’ routes have been amalgamated under a new ‘written submission’ category which increases flexibility and facilitates more agile working...



DPEA Website Guidance Videos

17 Aug 2023

Guidance videos on how to use the website and search facilities are now available on the DPEA's webcasting site www.dpea.public-i.tv Please contact us if you have any suggestions on further guidance videos required...



Multifactor Authentication

17 Aug 2023

Please note that multifactor authentication is required to access the case portal. Guidance on setting it up for your account and managing it is available - https://www.gov.scot/publications/planning-and-environmental-appeals-website-user-guidance/...



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