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Planning and building

Advice and guidance on planning applications, building warrants, listed buildings and conservation areas. Also includes information on strategic and local development plans, planning consultations, planning policy and enforcement.


We deal with applications for planning permission in Dumfries and Galloway. This process is also known as Development Management.
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Building standards

Building Standards ensure that buildings are safe for their occupants and the general public. The Council is responsible for ensuring that the construction, alteration, extension, demolition and conversion of buildings are conducted so as to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of citizens.
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Plans and policies

The Local Development Plan sets out the Council's policies and proposals for the use of land in the region and guides development to the most appropriate locations, whilst ensuring that the quality of the built and natural environment is protected.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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