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Planning and Building Standards

Confirming my project needs permission?

Use the following document to assess if you require planning permission or not for your project. This is a simplified version of the full government guidance:

The full government guidance on your rights and the legislation can be found on the government websites below.

There are also some permitted development rights for installing renewable energy technologies. A summary of these rights are contained in the following guidance note pdf icon Guidance on Renewable Energy Technologies and Planning Permission [533kb]

If you are in any doubt, please contact us to discuss your proposal at planning@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk.

If you have determined that you need planning permission, you can submit your planning application through the online Scottish planning service. For full details on submitting a planning application and the fees involved, please visit:


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