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Planning application forms and guidance

There are various forms needed to make a planning application depending on the situation. Guidance notes are also available to help you complete an application.

We encourage applicants to submit planning applications online using e Planning Scotland. Alternatively, you can use the Scottish Government's downloadable forms to submit a paper application.

Extra forms and guidance designed for this region are available to download.

Pre-application enquiries (major developments)

This form is for enquiries about major developments only, check our information on planning advice and enquiries for other types of (non-major) proposals.

Miscellaneous guidance and information

Planning permission for mineral working

Post decision processes

Notices relating to commencement and completion of development and development for which a notice has to be displayed on site:

Notice of review to local review body

Review a decision to refuse or conditions of planning permission or non determination by local review body:

Non-material variation

Dark Sky Park lighting guidance

Page last updated: 04/08/17