Article 4 Directions - Scotland

An Article 4 Direction is a statement made under The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011. The Direction, made by a local authority and approved by Scottish Ministers, removes all or some of the permitted development rights on an area.

The effect of a Direction is that planning permission will be required for specific types of development which would otherwise be regarded as 'permitted development', i.e. development that does not require a planning application. Directions can cover a variety of minor works and might include: the replacement of doors and windows, the erection of gates, fences, garages, sheds, porches, storage tanks or the installation of satellite antennae.

Article 4 Directions complement Conservation Areas and may overlap these. This dataset should be used alongside Conservation Areas when considering built environment heritage constraints on development.

Data

Data Provided by

Improvement Service

License

Other (Not Open)

Updated

2021-12-07

Created

2021-12-07

alternative_name

a4d

collection_date

December 7th 2021

lineage

This dataset was amalgamated, optimised and published by the Spatial Hub. This is an amalgamation of two prior datasets, Conservation Areas and Article 4 Directions, which in many cases overlap equally. These cases are assumed to indicate Conservation Areas with associated Article 4 Directions and the duplicate areas are removed as Article 4 Directions prior to amalgamation of these two datasets. The following quality assurance checks and corrections are carried out on the data: - Polygons are not dissolved/ aggregated by key name and local authority. - The minimum polygon area allowed in the data is 5 square metres - Checks for invalid geometry types - The maximum angle for any spikes is 3 degrees - Any duplicate geometry is removed from the data - Duplicate key names for polygons are not removed - Polygons with no key names are not removed - Checks for basic geometry i.e. self-intersection Please contact spatialhub@improvementservice.org.uk for more details.

ssdi_link

www.spatialdata.gov.scot

update_frequency

as needed