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The Scottish Government aims to increase sustainable economic growth - through legislation, policies actions and decisions on architecture & place making, building standards and planning.
Good architecture and urban design helps meet housing needs and improves the quality of life in Scotland.
Building better cities and safeguarding people through improved building standards.
Working individually and collectively with Scotland's cities to optimise that growth for the benefit of the whole of Scotland.
Delivering good quality, sustainable and affordable housing and tackling homelessness in Scotland.
Shaping cities, towns and rural areas, the planning system is undergoing its most significant modernisation in more than 60 years.
Promoting the successful and sustainable transformation of communities by creating the right environment for private and public investment.
A Fair Rent is a way to control private and social sector rented accommodation without a resident landlord and which was let before 2 January 1989.
Page updated: Monday, November 12, 2018