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View an EIA

To view an EIA, you should contact the decision maker, known as the 'competent authority'.

EIA Regimes and competent authorities

In Scotland there are 9 EIA regimes, each regime has its own competent authority as shown in the table below. Competent authorities may be a Scottish Government Department or Agency, local council or a mixture of more than one.

EIA regime Competent authority
Agriculture (including Land Drainage and Irrigation Projects) Scottish Ministers (Rural Payments and Services)
Energy Scottish Ministers (Energy Consents Division)
Flood Management Local council
Forestry Scottish Ministers (Forestry Commission Scotland)
Marine Licensing Scottish Ministers (Marine Scotland)
Planning Planning Authority
Ports and Harbours Scottish Ministers (Transport Scotland)
Transport and Works Projects Scottish Ministers (Transport Scotland)
Trunk Roads Scottish Ministers (Transport Scotland)

Check a type of Environmental Impact Assessment

Check EIAs on the following subject areas:

Planning EIAs

All planning related EIAs are held by your local planning authority.

Visit Aberdeen City Council Visit Aberdeenshire Council Visit Angus Council Visit Argyll and Bute Council Visit Cairngorms National Park Authority Visit Clackmannanshire Council Visit Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles) Council Visit Dumfries and Galloway Council Visit Dundee City Council Visit East Ayrshire Council Visit East Dunbartonshire Council Visit East Lothian Council Visit East Renfrewshire Council Visit Edinburgh Council Visit Falkirk Council Visit Fife Council Visit Glasgow City Council Visit The Highland Council Visit Inverclyde Council Visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority Visit Midlothian Council Visit Moray Council Visit North Ayrshire Council Visit North Lanarkshire Council Visit Orkney Islands Council Visit Perth & Kinross Council Visit Renfrewshire Council Visit Scottish Borders Council Visit Shetland Islands Council Visit South Ayrshire Council Visit South Lanarkshire Council Visit Stirling Council Visit West Dunbartonshire Council Visit West Lothian Council

Flood Management EIAs:

All flood management related EIAs are held by your local authority.

Visit Aberdeen City Council Visit Aberdeenshire Council Visit Angus Council Visit Argyll and Bute Council Visit Clackmannanshire Council Visit Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles) Council Visit Dumfries and Galloway Council Visit Dundee City Council Visit East Ayrshire Council Visit East Dunbartonshire Council Visit East Lothian Council Visit East Renfrewshire Council Visit Edinburgh Council Visit Falkirk Council Visit Fife Council Visit Glasgow City Council Visit The Highland Council Visit Inverclyde Council Visit Midlothian Council Visit Moray Council Visit North Ayrshire Council Visit North Lanarkshire Council Visit Orkney Islands Council Visit Perth & Kinross Council Visit Renfrewshire Council Visit Scottish Borders Council Visit Shetland Islands Council Visit South Ayrshire Council Visit South Lanarkshire Council Visit Stirling Council Visit West Dunbartonshire Council Visit West Lothian Council
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