Heat pump installers toolkit
- Why heat pumps?
- Installation considerations
- Upskilling & qualifications
- Heat pump certification
- Business considerations
- Information for your customers
- Resources for installers
A heat pump installation will be considered a permitted development for a dwelling, house or flat if the following conditions are met:
For more information about non-domestic heat pumps (commercial) contact the duty planner officer at the property’s local council planning department. You can check a property’s local council using this online tool.
The local planning department should be consulted on whether or not a property requires planning permission for a heat pump to be installed. Listed building consent requirements should also be checked if the building is listed and you can find out more about this from Historic Environment Scotland on their website.
You can also check the permitted development rights for householders to see what can be built without submitting a planning application.