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  • 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
    Opened 6 days 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 1 week 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
    Opened 2 weeks 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
    Opened 1 month 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
    Opened 1 month 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
    Opened 1 month 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
    Opened 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 months ago
  • Town Centre Draft Supplementary Guidance – Nicolson Street/Clerk Street

    The Council is responsible for managing the mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and other uses in its town centres. We are preparing new supplementary guidance for Nicolson Street/Clerk Street. This will set out where uses can change and how we plan for a mix of uses to support the town... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Town Centre Draft Supplementary Guidance – Portobello Town Centre

    The Council is responsible for managing the mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and other uses in its town centres. We are preparing new supplementary guidance for Portobello Town Centre. This will set out where uses can change and how we plan for a mix of uses to support the town centres as a... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Town Centre Draft Supplementary Guidance – Stockbridge Town Centre

    The Council is responsible for managing the mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and other uses in its town centres. We are preparing new supplementary guidance for Stockbridge Town Centre. This will set out where uses can change and how we plan for a mix of uses to support the town centres as... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Late Hours Catering - 'delivery only' services

    A Late Hours Catering Licence is required for the use of premises between 23:00 and 05:00hrs for the sale of food to the public. A licence is required whether the food is consumed on or off the premises. In 2016 the Council consulted on a number of proposed changes to our Late Hours Catering... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Kirkliston Primary School Parent Travel Survey 2017

    Kirkliston Primary School would like to know what you think about your school journey. This survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. We ask that each family complete only one survey. Your responses will be kept confidential and neither your name nor your child’s name will be associated... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Cycling and walking improvements in Davidson's Mains Park

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements in Davidson's Mains Park. These designs will improve the width, surfacing and lighting of the path in Davidson's Mains Park which connects Queensferry Road... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Suggestions for new street names

    The Street Naming Team is responsible for naming all streets within the Council boundary. To assist us in doing this, we maintain a bank of potential names for each Neighbourhood Partnership area. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Craigour Park Primary School Parent Travel Survey 2016

    Craigour Park Primary School would like to know what you think about your school journey. This survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. We ask that each family complete only one survey. Your responses will be kept confidential and neither your name nor your child’s name will be... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Proposed Policy and Code of Conduct for Public Processions

    Under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, anyone organising a parade or procession in Scotland must notify the appropriate local authority and the police at least 28 days prior to the date of the event. When considering all procession notifications, the Council needs to consider the... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • New Town Conservation Area: your views on the draft character appraisal

    The New Town Conservation Area Character Appraisal is designed to help manage change in the area. The character appraisal provides the context within which planning decisions are made and how proposals may affect the area's special character. The Draft New Town Conservation Area... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Buckstone Terrace Pedestrian Crossing Proposals

    The Council proposes to install a puffin crossing in the vicinity of Buckstone Terrace and Waterfield Road. Preliminary plans have been developed and we now wish to obtain the views of local people on the proposals. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Road Safety in Braid Road

    Residents expressed concern about road safety in Braid Road. Following meetings to collate their concerns, drawings of potential Short, Medium and Long term proposals to address these were presented and commented upon at a Progress Meeting on 31 January 2017. Those who attended were asked to... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Proposal to Relocate Victoria Primary School to a New Building in the Western Harbour

    UPDATE: 29 June 2017 - The City of Edinburgh Council has approved the recommendations set out in the ' Outcome of the Statutory Consultation '. You can watch how the Council reached its decision from the web-cast library . It is proposed that Victoria Primary School be relocated to a new... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Walking and cycling improvements on Dean Park Crescent at Queensferry Road

    We want to hear your views on our proposals for the junction of Dean Park Crescent and Queensferry Road, with associated improvements on Oxford Terrace and Learmonth Terrace. This project would transform the junction, with improved pedestrian crossings, cycle lanes and simplified vehicle... More
    Closed 5 months ago
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