Planning and building standards
These pages provide information on the services provided by the Planning and Building Standards teams. Please use the links below to find out more:
Find out how to apply for planning permission and search for up-to-date information on planning applications.
Advice, application forms and guidance on the building standards.
View the development plans for Renfrewshire
Find out about flooding problems in Renfrewshire, what we are doing about it and what you can do too.
Listed buildings and conservation areas
Information on Renfrewshire's 500 plus listed buildings and 8 conservation areas
Nature conservation and greenspace
Read our advice on tree protection and find out about nature conservation, biodiversity and Renfrewshire's access strategy.
Regeneration projects and THI/CARS Projects
Find out about planned or completed development projects to improve our towns and villages. You can also find information about the improvement works in the Causeyside area as part of the Paisley Townscape Heritage Initiative.
Street names and addresses
Find out how streets are named and properties are numbered.
Walking, cycling and access
Read our access strategy and find out about walking and cycling in Renfrewshire.
The Council has delegated powers to the Director of Development and Housing Services on many classes of planning and building standards applications. All applications which are not delegated to the director are decided by the Planning and Property Policy Board. Please use the following links to find out more about the Planning and Property Policy Board and the Scheme of Delegated Functions.
The planning system aims to encourage positive change in our towns and villages while protecting special assets such as historic buildings and the countryside. Visit our page, 'Why do we have a planning system?' to find out how the system works in Renfrewshire, or use the links below to find the information you are looking for.
For general enquiries about planning and building standards matters, contact us on:
- email: email@example.com
- phone: 0300 300 0144
- fax: 0141 618 7935
- visit or write to us at: Development and Housing Services, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1LL
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