Professional Planning Objection Letters

Objecting to a planning application? Looking for a professional planning objection letter to increase your chances of getting a planning application refused, withdrawn or altered. Simply fill out the Planning Objection Web-form below.

We’ll undertake an initial review, advise on our availability and only prepare a quote where we can help.

Our professional planning objection letters can be undertaken on a phased basis to keep costs down. Fixed fee and ‘no win no fee’ work can also be undertaken where required.

Scottish Planning Objection Specialists

Planning Objections Scotland are Scottish planning objection specialists. With years of planning knowledge and experience our review of planning applications can usually find technical issues and procedural flaws that will unlikely be picked up by the lay person. Our planning application reviews also takes cognisance of planning constraints either on the site or surrounding the site. This analysis enables us to confirm whether sufficient information has been submitted to fully assess the planning application.

Where there is a lack of information Planning Objection Scotland can submit holding objections on your behalf to ensure that full details are provided by the applicant and made available for scrutiny prior to a decision being made on the planning application.

Our planning objections are also tailored to ensure our client’s concerns or reasons for objection are seen in the best possible light by the planning case officer and the planning committee. Our carefully crafted planning objection letters focus on valid planning grounds and issues to ensure they are fully covered in the assessment of the planning application. Planning case law and planning documents are utilised in our objections to reinforce the grounds for refusal.

Planning Objection Scotland making sure your voice is heard

With a presumption in favour of development in the Scottish Government’s Scottish Planning Policy (SPP). No third party rights of appeal to a planning planning decision. As well as Scottish Planning Statistics showing an overall approval rate of 93.7% for 2018/19 a well-crafted planning objection letter or planning representation letter is the main tool that allows your voice to be heard. Make sure residential amenity of your dwelling is maintained or the operation of your business premises protected.

Householder Local Applications - From £175
  • Domestic extensions, alterations, garden additions (garages, sheds, tree houses, hardstandings, engineering operations) to an existing Dwelling House.
  • Including associated Listed Building Applications and Conservation Area Consent Applications and Applications to vary planning conditions under Section 42.

Non-Householder Local Applications and development not subject to Environmental Impact Assessment - From £195
  • New or replacement dwelling-houses and flats. Residential developments under 50 units / developed area of site under 2 hectares.
  • Change of use applications, Houses in Multiple Occupation, Student Accommodation.
  • Telecommunication Infrastructure.
  • Retail Development under 5,000sqm / area of the site is under 2 hectares.
  • Business and General Industry, Storage and Distribution gross floor space under 10,000 sqm / area of the site is under 2 hectares.
  • Energy Generation under 20 Mega Watts.
  • Transport and Infrastructure under 8 kilometres.
  • Fish Farming surface area of water covered is under 2 hectares
  • Mineral Applications area of the site is under 2 hectares.
  • Including associated Listed Building Applications, Conservation Area Consent Applications, Hazardous Substance Consent Applications and Applications to vary planning conditions under Section 42.

Major Applications, National Applications and development subject to Environmental Impact Assessment - From £245
  • New or replacement dwelling-houses and flats. Residential developments over 50 units / developable area of site over 2 hectares.
  • Retail Development over 5,000sqm / area of the site is over 2 hectares.
  • Business and General Industry, Storage and Distribution gross floor space over 10,000 sqm / area of the site is over 2 hectares.
  • Energy Generation over 20 Mega Watts.
  • Transport and Infrastructure over 8 kilometres.
  • Fish Farming surface area of water covered is over 2 hectares
  • Mineral Applications area of the site is over 2 hectares.
  • Including associated Listed Building Applications, Conservation Area Consent Applications and Hazardous Substance Consent Applications.

Planning Objection Letter Web-form