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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.

Due to essential maintenance, multiple online services will be unavailable from 9am on Sunday 25 August until 8am on Monday 26 August. This includes all online forms, the planning portal and council email services. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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
  • submit a comment, either in support or objecting to the proposal. 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


Having difficulty with the portal?

Occasionally the portal can suffer from technical issues which can restrict access. Should you be unable to view an application or leave a comment, please email us or the council's customer services, who you can also call on 01506 280000.