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Listed buildings

Listed buildings

A 'listed building' is a building, object or structure that has been judged to be of historical or architectural interest. Depending on their significance, structures are categorised as A, B or C listed, as decided by Historic Environment Scotland.

Find listed buildings

View North Ayrshire listed buildings on our map.

Propose a building for listing, de-listing or review

Anyone can propose a building for listing, de-listing or review.

Altering, or demolishing, a listed building

It is a criminal offence to carry out works to a listed building without prior listed building consent - even if you didn't know that the building was listed. Search for listed buildings. If you own a listed building and plan to; demolish it, or alter or extend it in any way which affects its character as a building of architectural or historic interest, you may require Listed Building Consent.

Grants may be available for certain works to listed buildings through the Building Repair Grants Scheme.

Apply for Listed Building Consent

Apply for consent


Applications for listed building or conservation area consent are not subject to fees.

Contact Planning



For all general enquiries about planning permission, please telephone 01294 324319 during office hours.

For Development Management (planning permission enquiries) only, choose from the following numbers:

  • North Coast (West Kilbride, Fairlie, Largs, Cumbrae, Skelmorlie): 01294 324794 or 01294 324320
  • Three Towns (Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston): 01294 317285
  • Isle of Arran: 01294 324316
  • Irvine: 01294 324318
  • Kilwinning & Garnock Valley (Dalry, Kilbirnie, Beith): 01294 324313

Please leave your name, your contact telephone number and brief description of your enquiry as clearly as possible.

One of our planning team will call then you back to discuss your enquiry. We aim to return calls on the same or next working day.
For Local Development Plan and all other planning policy enquiries, please email or telephone 01294 324763


Please do not visit Cunninghame House at the present time. Letters can be posted to the following address:
Planning Services, North Ayrshire Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE