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Road construction consent

Need to know

All road design and applications must be designed in accordance with national and regional design guides:

Our Road Construction guidelines (PDF, 271kb) can help with the application process. Please read carefully. Please read this carefully.

Your application will only be registered if all relevant plans and documents have been submitted together when making your application. Missed items will result in a delay.

Road works required out with the site boundary will require the necessary permits over and above the Road Construction Consent. These can be applied for by emailing roadspermits@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

How to apply

Apply for planning permission

Apply for planning permission online.

Apply for construction consent

Listed below are the standard forms required for a Construction Consent application and approval:

Completed application forms should be submitted at least 3 months before the start of construction to:

North Ayrshire Council
Head of Economic Growth
Cunninghame House
Irvine, KA12 8EE


There is no fee to submit your construction consent application for consideration.

The following charges may apply once your application has been approved:

Road construction
Amendments to approved road construction consent


Inspections associated with construction consent, either: a) 1.5% of Bond rate
b) time in lieu option