Planning reviews and appeals

When you can make an appeal

You can seek a review or lodge an appeal when:

  • your application has been refused
  • your decision notice contains conditions you consider to be unfair or too severe
  • your application has not been determined within the recognised timescale
  • you have received an enforcement notice

How to make an appeal

You can only appeal within 3 months of the Council's decision, where applicable. There is no third-party right of appeal so only the applicant, or a representative acting on their behalf, can apply. There are two ways to make an appeal:

Appeal online at the Scottish Government ePlanning portal

Download an appeal form from the Scottish Government website

Appeals against refusal of planning permission, conditions attached to planning permission, or an enforcement notice are dealt with by the Scottish Ministers, not Stirling Council.

View information on recent appeals