Pollokshields Heritage  

Advice

PLANNING CONTROL

The City Council has a duty to preserve and enhance the character of conservation areas which it has designated and because of this it has sought to control development or alterations within West Pollokshields. Also, recent changes in planning legislation have brought certain alterations and improvements in conservation areas under planning control.

Owners within West Pollokshields Conservation Area intending to carry out alterations to their property should first contact the Planning Department to check whether planning consent is necessary.

The sort of alterations which do require permission are:-

extensions, roof alterations (including re-roofing in different materials). replacement windows, stone cleaning or exterior painting the erection or alteration of fences or walls and the siting of satellite dishes on public elevations.