Planning and Building Update
Find out more about the changes to the Planning and Buildings Standards Service.
Kirkbank and Ashwood House
The Planning and Building Standards reception (Kirkbank in Dumfries and Ashwood House in Stranraer) are now closed until further notice to visiting members of the public. Please contact the team via email only using firstname.lastname@example.org for planning queries or email@example.com for Building Standards queries.
New Planning and Building Warrant applications
Payments by Cheque, Telephone or BACS will no longer be accepted.
There is a flat rate of £30 fee for any planning applications which require to be advertised in a local newspaper.
We will only be accepting new planning and building warrants or amended drawings via the Scottish Government's eDevelopment portal.
Representations to planning applications
There are currently no duty officers available. We will respond to electronic queries submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org for Planning queries or email@example.com for Building Standards queries.