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Our Role in Planning

Community Councils are statutory consultees for planning applications submitted to local authorities in Scotland. As such, we are able to ensure that the views of the community are heard for any developments in our area.

Generally, MCTCC will generally only comment on major developments or work that will impact on the area. Representations made by MCTCC in relation to any planning application will be recorded on the Council’s planning portal.

We will publish details of upcoming public consultation events here, as well as new major planning applications.

We are also consulted on licensing applications for bars, restaurants and shops, and will discuss these at our regular meetings.

If you’d like to comment on a planning application, the Planning Democracy website has very useful guides to help you.

Specific types of development

Latest Planning News

  • Proposed Student Accommodation – corner of Hutcheson St and Trongate – Public Consultation
    Caledon Properties propose to demolish the existing buildings on the corner of Hutcheson St and Trongate, to replace them with a 173 bed student accommodation development. There is a public consultation event in Metropolitan (Candleriggs) on Wednesday 30th November, between 12pm and 7pm to view the plans. A further consultation event will take place in […]
  • Planning Applications 22/02215/FUL and 22/02216/LBA – The Briggait, 72 Clyde St
    An application has been lodged for planning permission for Refurbishment works including roof works, fabric repairs, erection of extension, landscaping and associated works. | The Briggait 72 Clyde Street Glasgow Development website: https://www.waspsstudios.org.uk/project/the-briggait-phase-2/ References: 22/02215/FUL and 22/02216/LBA Last date for comments: 22/02216/LBA – Friday 28 October 22/02215/FUL – Monday 31 October Making comments: Comments can […]
  • New Planning Legislation Coming into Force 1 October 2022
    n response to the pandemic, the Scottish Government introduced several temporary legislative provisions to enable aspects of the planning system to continue operating in the context of coronavirus restrictions. Those temporary provisions which remain in place will cease to apply after 30 September 2022. These are: Extensions to the duration of planning permission, listed building […]
  • Buchanan Galleries Redevelopment
    Outside our area, but an important development for the city centre nonetheless: The second stage of Buchanan Galleries consultation has kicked off with the release of artists impressions that bring to life the evolving plans. The images reflect feedback from the first stage public consultation and show how replacing the existing Buchanan Galleries building would […]
  • Strathclyde University TIC2 Consultation
    On Monday 12th September (3pm-7pm) the consultation website will be activated with a live chat function. This will enable direct contact with the project team who will be able to answer questions. Persons willing to participate should access the consultation website at Charles Huang Advanced Technology and Innovation Centre | University of Strathclyde and follow the ‘live chat’ […]

Recent Planning Applications

Closed/Decided Major applications

A summary of closed and decided major applications can be found below, or visit our archive for more information about applications that have been considered by the Community Council. More detail can is available on the Council’s Planning Portal

Major Applications which are closed for comments

Major Applications – decided

Public Consultations – Current and Future

Glasgow City Development Plan 2 – this is the overarching plan for the future development of the city, including the City Centre. We are closely monitoring the development of the plan, and will publicise relevant events and consultation here.

Any public consultations being run by Glasgow City Council will be displayed here, with links for more details.

Please check back regularly, as new consultations are launched throughout the year.

Completed consultations

Recent Licensing Applications

Any licensing applications that we’re made aware of will be listed here. Glasgow City Council Licensing Board are responsible for issuing licenses. Any new applications are displayed on their website for a period of 7 days.