Getting planning permission
If you want to carry out building work you may need planning permission.
Get environmental advice on your planning project
Information on where to get help for making sure your planning project is environmentally safe.
Listed buildings and conservation areas
Find out how to make changes to a listed building and how to apply for planning in a conservation area.
Find information on development planning, who owns land or properties, registering titles and unregistered plots.
Householder permitted development
If your smaller building project doesn't impact on the surrounding area, you might not need a planning application.
Information on how to appeal a planning decision that may affect you.
Building regulations and standards
Information on building standards in Scotland and whether you need a building warrant.
Self-building a home
Information about building your own home or renovating an existing derelict property.