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  • Kirk Brae - Island Removal

    A request has been received by local residents to remove a traffic island outside No.52 Kirk Brae. This proposal involves the removal of a traffic island on Kirk Brae. A pedestrian crossing assessment was carried out at the location of the traffic island. This assessment showed that the island... More
    Closed 4 days ago
  • Strategy for setted streets

    The Council, in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland and Edinburgh World Heritage, is developing a strategy for the protection and management of setted streets in the city. A key part of this is gathering the views of the public on the value of setted streets and their contribution to... More
    Closed 1 week ago
  • Calton Hill Draft Management Plan

    The draft Management Plan was commissioned by Edinburgh World Heritage on behalf of the Calton Hill Management Steering Group to direct the future management and maintenance of the public park and the buildings and features within it. The plan assesses the current condition and management... More
    Opened 1 week ago
  • Reimagining Melville Crescent

    We are seeking your views on proposals to improve Melville Crescent to make it a more pleasant environment for local residents, staff and people passing through by foot and bike. Following workshops with formal stakeholders and a Public Exhibition on Saturday 7 October, this consultation... More
    Opened 1 week ago
  • Restalrig Proposed Conservation Area Designation

    The Council is responsible for the conservation and management of built heritage in the City including the designation of conservation areas as areas of special architectural or historic interest. In recognition of Restalrig’s historic and architectural interest, we are proposing its ... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • School session dates 2019/20 and beyond

    This survey aims to find out what parents/carers, pupils and staff think about the timing of school holidays and how the school year should look. The responses will help to shape future school years. More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Plana Gàidhlig 2018-22 / Gaelic Language Plan 2018-22

    Bu mhath leinn ur beachdan is molaidhean fhaighinn airson an dàrna eagrain de Phlana Gàidhlig na Comhairle. We would like to hear your comments and suggestions on the second edition of the Council's Gaelic Language Plan . More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Edinburgh Taxi Unmet Demand Survey 2017

    The Council acts as a Licensing Authority for the purpose of licensing taxis within the City of Edinburgh. In line with the powers contained in the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, the Council has adopted a policy of limiting the number of taxi licences issued where there is no evidence of... More
    Closed 3 weeks ago
  • Early Learning and Childcare: expansion to 1140 hours parent/carer survey

    The Scottish Government plans to expand Early Learning and Childcare for all three and four year olds and eligible two year olds by 2020. Last year, we consulted with parents/carers to help us to begin to plan for the expansion. This year, we are asking parents/carers for their views to... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Taxi Fare Review 2017

    The City of Edinburgh Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Westbank Street Development

    Background Land at Westbank Street in Portobello is being sold. This land is currently used by Powerleague for five-a-side football. Powerleague hold a long-term lease on this land and have informed the Council that they do not wish to continue operating their business at this site. The... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Bonaly Road Raised Crossing

    The Council proposes to improve visibility for vehicles and pedestrians, as well as introduce new pedestrian crossing facilities on Bonaly Road at the junction with Bonaly Wester. Preliminary plans have been developed for the scheme. More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • 2018/19 Housing Budget Consultation

    Over the last two years, our tenants said they want us to build more homes, improve the quality of existing homes and invest in services that help them to reduce costs. We listened to your feedback and now have a five year plan that aims to reduce your living costs and build 8,000 new homes... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Carers' Act Critera

    Unpaid carers are the largest group of providers of care in Scotland. They should be recognised as equal partners in providing vital care and support. Carers should be supported and not be worse off by caring. Carers, and the people they support, must be at the centre of care planning. They... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Community Payback Consultation

    We want to hear your views on Community Payback Orders (CPO). These are given out by the Court to offenders to pay for their crimes as an alternative to a prison sentence. In particular, we want to know what you think about the unpaid work part of a CPO, which replaced community service... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Corstorphine Town Centre Supplementary Guidance Review

    The Council is responsible for managing the mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and other uses in its town centres. We are reviewing the current town centre Supplementary Guidance for Corstorphine. This will set out where uses can change and how we plan for a mix of uses to support the town... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Gorgie/Dalry Town Centre Supplementary Guidance Review

    The Council is responsible for managing the mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and other uses in its town centres. We are reviewing the current town centre Supplementary Guidance for Gorgie/Daly. This will set out where uses can change and how we plan for a mix of uses to support the town... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Tollcross Town Centre Supplementary Guidance Review

    The Council is responsible for managing the mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and other uses in its town centres. We are reviewing the current town centre Supplementary Guidance for Tollcross. This will set out where uses can change and how we plan for a mix of uses to support the town... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Council Tenants' Discount Scheme

    Help us to extend the Council tenants' discount scheme and be in with a chance of winning a £20 shopping voucher In April 2016, the Council introduced a Tenant Discount Scheme, which gives Council tenants a discount on DIY materials in a number of stores across the city. Tenants have... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Development in the Countryside and Greenbelt Guidance Review

    The Council prepares a Local Development Plan to direct new development. Policy Env 10 of the Plan advises on new development in the countryside and green belt. This Guidance gives further interpretation of the policy. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • The New Queensferry High School: Pre-planning consultation

    Later this year the Council plans to submit a planning application for a new Queensferry High School. The new school would be built on the current school’s playing fields and, following completion of the new school, the old school would be demolished with the area landscaped and a new... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Energy Advice Service for Council Tenants

    Help us to design a new energy advice service for tenants and be in with a chance of winning a £20 shopping voucher Tenants have told us that they are facing real difficulties meeting everyday costs. Many tenants who took part in last year’s budget consultation supported the idea of a new... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Cycling and walking improvements between Saughton Park and QuietRoute 8

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements between Saughton Park and the existing QuietRoute 8 at Baird Drive and Stenhouse Drive. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route,... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Cycling and walking improvements from Holyrood Park to Ratcliffe Terrace

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about initial proposed designs for a cycle route and walking improvements between Holyrood Park and Ratcliffe Terrace. The route, called QuietRoute 30, will form part of the QuietRoutes Network which is being implemented... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Queensferry High Student Travel Survey

    Queensferry High is getting active! Being active not only improves your physical and mental health and well being. It has been found to improve concentration and people's ability to learn. In addition, it can reduce traffic congestion and noise and air pollution on the school run and... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Review of Edinburgh Design Guidance

    The Edinburgh Design Guidance (the Guidance) was originally approved in May 2013. We are now updating it to reflect changes in local and national policy and would like to hear from you. We are proposing a range of changes across the Guidance, with key changes centred on the Council’s... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Draft Management Plan for the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site (2017-2022)

    Consultation is now open for feedback on the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site Draft Management Plan (2017 to 2022). The Draft Management Plan identifies issues and opportunities within the Site, and presents an action plan for implementation over a five-year period.... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Demand for Taxis and Private Hire Cars in Edinburgh

    There are two types of licensed vehicle in Edinburgh: taxis and Private Hire Cars. Taxis in Edinburgh are generally purpose built wheelchair accessible cabs and have an illuminated TAXI sign on the roof. Taxis should be the only vehicles picking up passengers at ranks in Edinburgh. Private... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Guidance for Householders Update

    The Council provides Guidance for Householders to assist people considering altering or extending their house. The Guidance interprets policies of the Edinburgh Local Development Plan and sets out things you should consider when making changes to your home. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Age Limitation of Taxis and Private Hire Cars (Air Quality)

    You may be aware that in recent months there has been significant media coverage about pollution levels in the UK. The main causes of pollution in towns and cities are Nitrogen Oxide and Nitrogen Dioxide (referred to as Nitrogen Oxides), which are produced in the emissions from petrol and... More
    Closed 5 months ago
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