View and comment on planning applications

Make a comment

You can view and comment on planning applications online using the Planning online service.

View and comment on planning applications

You have at least 21 days from notification of planning application to comment.

If you wish to submit comments on any application it is recommended that you view the proposal prior to making any submission.

What you can comment on

Comments which are relevant to planning issues are known as material considerations which are the permitted grounds for objection.

How to comment online

You can comment online by:

  1. Clicking on the Make a Comment link on the appropriate Planning Application details screen.
  2. Complete the form and click Submit to register your opinion on an application.

Please provide a formal postal address in order to assist with any future communications.

Write to us

You must include the following information in your letter or email. Failure to do so may result in your comments not being taken into account.

  • Site address of application
  • Description of proposal
  • Application number (if known)
  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your comments about the proposal

Your telephone number is not mandatory but is useful to allow us to contact should the Planning Officer need to.

Comment by email

Email your comment to:

Comment in writing

The Planning Service,
Burns House,
Burns Statue Square,
Ayr KA7 1UT

Note: Please be aware that all representations are reviewed by planning officers before they are published on the Council’s web pages. This is to ensure that all comments made are neither offensive or libellous and that their publication also complies with the Data Protection Act. Due the volume of casework and representations received there can be delays between the Council receiving your comment and it being published on the Council’s website.