About our service

All about our planning team

Planning applications

Apply for planning, view planning applications and get guidance on making a planning application

Building standards

Get information and guidance about building standards and apply for a building warrant

ePlanning and eDevelopment

Apply for planning permission and building warrant applications online.

Payment of fees

Pay your fees online at the same time as your online application

Planning enforcement

Find out how the enforcement process works, the role of the Council and the service standards we set

Online mapping

Access our online mapping systems to view maps of East Ayrshire with useful information


Information on natural heritage areas, conservation areas and other conservation projects


Details of our town centre regeneration plans

Development plans and policies

Find out more about our local development plans and long term planning policies

Undeveloped local development plan housing sites

As part of our processes focussing on our Renewal and Recovery Plan, view a list of residential development opportunity sites yet to be developed from the adopted Local Development Plan 2017

Demolitions and dangerous structures

Find out how we deal with dangerous buildings

Site monitoring reports

Access Compliance monitoring reports for minerals, waste and onshore wind sites in East Ayrshire, including opencast coal sites

Visual registers

View visual registers for onshore wind farms and surface coal mining


State of the environment report

Information on East Ayrshire’s environment

Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership (CCLP)

Information on the Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership activity, projects and reports 

Minerals, Waste and Onshore Wind site Monitoring Reports

View the latest site reports for opencast, landfill and quarry sites with East Ayrshire.

Rights of way, core paths and footpaths

The Development Planning and Regeneration Team deal with path stopping up and diversion orders

Contact Information


Planning and Economic Development
Opera House
8 John Finnie Street
Telephone: 01563 576790