Search and comment on planning applications

Search for and comment on planning applications using the online planning portal.

Search planning applications

Search application lists

We have produced a guide to using the online planning search facility. The guide explains basic and advanced search actions.

Download the online planning user guide (PDF)

Commenting on an application

Give your name and contact information when making a comment. We will publish only your name and your comment with the application. Your other details will not be made public. 

Find out more about how to make comment using our guide.

Making comment on an application (PDF)

Privacy and copyright

Read our privacy statement for details of how we store and process your information.

We will not publish sensitive information such as personal addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or personal medical information. For further information about this, please read our redaction policy (PDF).

Plans and drawings submitted with your application are subject to copyright.


The files you can access using the search function contain plans and scanned documents. These can be very hard or impossible for the visually impaired to read on a computer screen. If you need help with these files please contact the Planning helpdesk on 0131 271 3302.