Development Management

Central to the planning system is the requirement to obtain Planning Permission for development of land, unless consent is deemed to be granted, by a planning regulation or order.   Development is defined as “the carrying out of building, engineering mining or other operations in, on, over or under land or the making of any material change in the use of buildings or other land or the operation of a marine fish farm …”. Details of planning applications received; copies of planning application forms, planning application fees and the Comhairle’s policy on Planning Enforcement can be found here.

Submitting Planning Applications

Weekly list - Planning Applications (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices (284.0kB)

Planning Enforcement Charter (559.4kB)

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman - Handling Complaints

SPSO Planning Leaflet (Applicants) (105.7kB)

SPSO Planning Leaflet (Objectors) (105.5kB)

Local Review Body

Local Review Body (LRB)

Customer Satisfaction Survey

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