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Appeal against our decision

Only the applicant has the right to appeal

As the applicant, you can appeal when a planning application has been:

  • refused 
  • approved but has had conditions placed on it that you don't agree with
  • not determined within a set time  

    Depending on the circumstances of the application, you have the right either to:

    • an appeal to Scottish Ministers, or
    • a review by our Local Review Body

    The letter accompanying your decision notice will tell you which one is applicable to you.

    More information and advice on planning appeals, including information on how to appeal is available online from the Scottish Government and from Planning Aid Scotland.

    Planning Aid Scotland is an independent charity which offers free, impartial and confidential planning advice, provided by staff and volunteers all of whom are chartered planners. Visit the Planning Aid Scotland website for more information.

    Page last updated:
    18 Aug 2022

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