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View, object to or comment on a Planning Application

Use our planning portal to view the details of a planning application and submit an objection or comment.

You can use our planning portal to:

  •  view a planning applicationAll you have to do is type in the street name or application number of the site, then select the documents that interest you
  • object to a planning application, or submit a comment. Find out what you can and can't object on and how to do it.
  • follow the progress of an application
  • view details of all applications, including decision notices (dating from mid 2003)
  • view associated plans and documents

Please Note

You will only be able to check the outcome of an application which was decided after 1992. For information on earlier applications please contact the council on 01506 280000 or at planning@westlothian.gov.uk.

Weekly List of Planning Applications

You can view the current and recent weekly lists of applications received by the council by clicking on the 'weekly/monthly lists' tab on the planning portal


Planning Portal Intermittent Technical Problems

We are experiencing intermittent technical problems with the portal at the moment. Should the council's planning portal be unavailable, you can report this through the contact centre on customer.service@westlothian.gov.uk or planning@westlothian.gov.uk.  If you wish to comment on a planning application and the portal is unavailable, you can either write to Development Management at the address shown in the contact box or e-mail to planning@westlothian.gov.uk