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Planning and Building Standards

Information on planning and building regulations in West Lothian, detailing how to apply, checking applications, full regulatory information and details of development plans in the area.

Planning Applications

Find out how to apply for planning permission, how to object to an application, and how an application is decided by the council's Development Management service. Please Note - our service is currently severely curtailed by the bad weather. We will endeavour to provide the best service we can, but our normal service standards will not apply until we can guarantee the safety of staff travelling to work.

Planning Policy

Preparation of the Development Plan and other supporting policies, information or studies which form the basis for making decisions on planning applications.