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Planning and Building Standards

Register and apply for a Building Warrant

You have to register with ebuilding standards Scotland to submit an application

Building Warrant applications can be created and submitted at:

eBuilding Standards Scotland: Online Applications

This is simple, quick to use and contains all the information you need to pay for and submit your application.

From 1st April 2018, East Renfrewshire Council will no longer accept cheques as a payment method for planning and building standards applications.

Ways to pay:


Select Building Standards Services from the payment type on the  left hand navigation pane and enter the application reference number or the first line of the application development address.

By phone:    Payment Contact Centre 0141 577 3008, Monday to Friday, 9am - 4.15pm, by quoting the application reference number or the first line of the application development address.

Please note - No card charges apply for payments made by credit or debit card to East Renfrewshire Council.


If you have already created an account for ePlanning you can use your existing account details to submit both planning and building warrant applications.

The Building Warrant online forms use step-by-step questions tailored by the answers you give, to help you complete your application form, submit drawings, specifications, correspondence and pay the appropriate application fee online. Other benefits include:

  • Free of charge to use
  • Works with all CAD applications and paper scans
  • Saves time and money
  • Send an application at any time (available 24/7)
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Track the progress of your application online

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