Planning applications

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Our pages are designed to help you through the planning application process.  

To find out if you need planning permission we recommend that you read the information on our pages Do I Need Planning Permission.  This provides details of the type of work that is permitted.  Extra advice is available on the Scottish Government pages

You can carry out some development without the need for planning permission.  For example, you may be able to build extensions, porches, sheds, garages, decking, fences and access ramps.   There will still be certain restrictions relating to conservation areas and listed buildings.   Even if planning permission is not required, there may be a need for a Building Warrant.  

Online Planning

 The programme will be introducing an service to enable customers to apply online for building warrant applications through  This is expected to start in Summer 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Stewart on 03451 551122 or


If you are unable to access our online planning pages please call 03451 55 11 22 during working hours.

If you are unable to access the service during the weekend please call 01592 578061 (08.00-18:00) (weekend only)



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