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)|
|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:
- Transport and Works Projects
- Marine Licensing
- Trunk Roads
- Ports and Harbours
All planning related EIAs are held by your local planning authority.
Flood Management EIAs:
All flood management related EIAs are held by your local authority.
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