Pre-Application Consultation (PAC)
Dalgleish Associates Ltd has, for many years, seen the benefits of early consultation.
Proposals often relate to sensitive settings, environmental designations or local communities.
In 2013 a Planning Circular was published, formalising the Scottish Government’s position on pre-application engagement with planning authorities, as well as pre-application consultation (PAC), between prospective applicants and communities.
For major developments the minimum consultation includes engagement with community councils and hosting a public event.
A planning application for a major development may only be made once the statutory requirements are fulfilled, and must be accompanied
by a PAC Report. The report details the PAC process and any changes made to the proposal as a result of PAC.
The PAC process is a conversation between developer and the community. Comment made to the developer is not a representation to the
Of course, you are always welcome to contact DAL to express your interest in any of our projects.