Planning: General Information

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The planning system is used to make decisions about future development and the use of land in our towns, cities and countryside.

Online Planning - view and comment

You can find details of all applications submitted to the Council since 1990 (full details are  available for applications from 1998) and comment on them via the Planning Portal.

How to object or comment on a planning application.

To comment on a planning application you first need to register.

  • Once logged in, search for your desired application (e.g "Wallace High School")
  • Select the application and you will see the comment tab.
  • Your comment will be submitted and this will be available online to the public. We will not display your telephone number or email address, but your address will be shown.
  • In the advanced tab you can search by date range, you can also view the weekly/monthly lists. Viewing applications does not require you to login.  

Online Planning - make an application online

Online applications are simple, save applicants time and money and are delivered to us swiftly, enabling us to start considering proposed developments sooner.

We are a partner in the programme, which is the national  the ePlanning service for Scotland.