Planning permission

Planning and Building Standards payment options

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

Pay online, with your application and 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 

We encourage all customers to pay online via or at the time of submission. You can pay separately from your application to Highland Council 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. 

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: CLYDGB2S
  • VAT registration number. 663 7582 03

Quote your application/online reference number with your payment. Alternatively 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 their application. If you do not have a reference number, please supply a contact telephone number so that we can contact you if we need more information.

Proof of your payment must be sent by email to (one of the following): 

Failure to do this could result in delay in progressing your application.

Pay by phone

You can pay by phoning our Service Centre on 01349 886605 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm).

Pay in person 

Find a service point

If you already have an application number, please quote this when making payment. If you have not submitted your application, please take note of the receipt number that will be provided and quote this on your application form at the time of submission so we can reconcile your payment..