The Scottish Government is required to assess, consult and monitor the likely impacts of their plans on the environment. As a result, they have issued a consultation on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report and the Position Statement. 

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation presenting details of proposed changes to the planning system in Scotland. The consultation also provides an opportunity for people to help shape the future of the planning system in Scotland.

This Scottish Government consultation sets out details for how Scottish Ministers propose to bring the requirements of European Directive 2014/52/EU, known as the Environmental Impact Assessment or 'EIA' Directive into Scottish legislation.