These Rules came into force on 1 June 2015 and apply to Scotland only.
They set out the procedures to be followed in connection with local inquiries held for the purposes of:

applications referred to the Scottish Ministers under the Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Scotland) Act 1997; and
appeals under the Town and Country Planning…

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