Planning permission

Planning payment options

Find out how much you need to pay from our Planning and Building Standards fees page

Pay online, with your application lets you pay your application fee while submitting your application - This is the fastest way to pay for your application and as long as you have provided all of the other information required, helps us to validate your application quicker.

Pay separately from your application 

You can pay separately from your application using the payment options below but please be aware that we will not be able to make your application valid until the payment has been reconciled to your application.  Therefore, we encourage all customers to pay online via where at all possible.

Pay for it

We do not accept cash or cheques.

Bank credit transfer or online banking

Please pay to :

  • The Clydesdale Bank 
    15 Academy Street 
    IV1 1JN
  • Sort code: 82 70 13
  • Account number: 00005273
  • Account name: The Highland Council Planning and Development Account
  • IBAN reference: GB72 CLYD 8270 1300 005273
  • BIC reference: CLYDGB21163
  • VAT registration number. 663 7582 03

Please quote ‘Pl Applic’ or ‘BW Applic’ or ‘CAG ’ and your surname. If you are acting on behalf of a third party quote the applicant's surname which can link up your payment with your application. If you already have an application number and reference please quote that. If you have no reference number, please supply a contact phone number so that we can contact you if we need more information.

Proof of your payment must be sent to our ePlanning centre (details below). Failure to do this could result in delay in progressing your application.

Pay by phone

You can pay by phoning our Service Centre. If you already have a planning application number, please state this.

You will be given a payment reference number. If you haven't applied for planning permission yet, you must include this on your application.

Pay in person 

Find a service point

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