If you need permission or consent for your development check our helpful checklists of what information, drawings, plans and fees will be required.
When we receive your application, it will be checked for accuracy and for the fullness of the information supplied. It will not be registered if relevant information is missing. This not only helps us to deal with the application efficiently, it also makes sure that everyone have a full picture of what is being proposed. In the long run this should help you get a speedier decision.
What should I provide when I submit my application?
Information on planning application fees can be found in the Scale of Current Fees [214Kb]. There is also a fee calculatoravailable on the Scottish Government's website, though this doesn't account for mixed developments. Fees can be paid by debit or credit card via the e-Planning website when submitting your application or by calling our Customer Service Centre on 01738 475300. If the application is being submitted on paper forms a cheque made payable to Perth & Kinross Council should be enclosed.
Please be aware an additional fee of £61.10 is required for the advertisement of some planning applications. This will not apply if the planning application affects a Conservation Area, the setting of a Listed Building or is a householder development. This advertisement fee will be requested after the application has been registered and checked.
Information, drawings and documents
To help ensure that you have included all the relevant information with your application, we have produced printable checklists.
- Householder Application Checklist [71Kb] - used for making an application to alter or extend a dwellinghouse or residential flat, or carry out any works (including buildings) in the garden.
- Planning Permission Checklist [43Kb] - used for making an application for Full Planning Permission (other than householder developments), any Further Application relating to renewal or variation of Planning Permission.
- Applications for Approval of Matters Specified in Conditions Checklist [39Kb] - used where an In Principle application has been approved with the condition to submit an application for a detailed proposal
- Planning Permission in Principle Application Checklist [33Kb] - used for an application for a development In Principle.
- Listed Builidng Consent Checklist [42Kb] - used for making an application to alter, extend or demolish a listed building.
- Conservation Area Consent Checklist [36Kb] - used for making an application for works to demolish or part demolish an unlisted building within a Conservation Area
- Display of Advertisement Consent Checklist [34Kb] - used for making an application to display one or more advertisements or signs on a building or land.
- Tree Works Checklist [21Kb] - used for making an application to the pruning or felling of trees or Tree Preservation Orders in a conservation area.
- Prior Notification Checklist [59Kb] - used for notifying the planning authority of proposals to build or significantly alter/extend a farm or forestry building, install a domestic micro-wind turbine or air source heat pump or to demolish a building.
- Design and Access Statements - Notes for Guidance [51Kb] - depending on the scale, type and location of your proposal you may be required to submit an Access Statement, a Design Statement or a Design and Access Statement.
- Additional Supporting Information Guidance [63Kb] - depending on the scale, location and proposal of your application you may be required to supply additional information with your application.
What documents should my application comply with?
Planning applications are determined primarily by ensuring the proposals accord with:
- Adopted Local Development Plan
- The Strategic Development Plan - TayPlan
- Supplementary guidance
- Scottish Planning Policy
We aim to raise the standard of design quality in built environment when determining planning applications, to ensure Perth & Kinross is seen as a welcoming, successful and creative place.
We will not grant permission for poor quality or inappropriate design. High quality designs, whether or not they are contemporary interpretations or traditional styles, are encouraged where you can demonstrate that you have taken into consideration the existing surroundings.
We believe sustainable developments achieved through close relations between innovation, conservation and regenerations; balancing dynamic change on the one hand with fossilisation on the other; creating place recognised for its heritage but also for its vitality and vision.
Before submitting your application you should consider the benefits that early consultation or engagement with the community could have on your development. Effective engagement with the public can lead to better plans, better decisions and more satisfactory outcomes and can help avoid delays in the planning process. Read our Guidelines for Developers and Individuals on Engagement [570Kb] for helpful tips and guidance on how engagement can help you.