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Planning and Building Standards

Search, view and track a planning application

How to search, view and track planning applications online and register for email notifications

Do I need planning permission?

When to apply for planning permission, guidance on permitted development and requesting certificates of lawfulness

Development Plan

View information on the Development Plan for North Ayrshire, including the adopted Local Development Plan (LDP2) 

Building Standards

What is a building warrant and how to apply, or check the status of one on our Building Standards Register

Comment on a planning application

How to comment in support of, or object to, a planning application

Make a planning application

How to apply for planning permission and information about the decision making process

Tree works

Find out about work that you may, or may not, carry out on trees in North Ayrshire


Natural and historic conservation, including Tree Preservation Orders and listed buildings

Planning fees

Check fees for planning applications and advertising in newspapers

Planning forms

If you do not wish to submit a planning application online, you can download and print paper forms

Report a planning breach

Find out what constitutes a planning breach and how to report a possible breach

Consultations, notifications and publicity

How to consult with local communities before making a planning application

Planning reviews and appeals

Request an appeal or review of a planning decision

Street naming and numbering

Request street names and numbers for new property developments, or rename your existing property

High hedge notices

Find out how we can help you resolve a disagreement with your neighbour regarding a high hedge

Advertisement consent

To display new outdoor advertisements or signage, you may need to apply for advertisement consent 

Vacant and derelict land (VDL)

Learn about the ongoing work and funding in place to tackle vacant and derelict land 

Developing streets and roads

Guidance for developers

Online planning application privacy policy

Development Management online planning application privacy policy for North Ayrshire