Open activities

  • Street Trading and Market Operators

    For many years the Council has controlled street trading and the operation of markets by requiring these activities to be licensed. A Street Trader’s Licence is needed to sell goods or services on the street - for example: selling tourist gifts on the Royal Mile ice cream vans pedicabs street food vans A Market Operator’s licence is needed to o perate a market where goods... More
    Closes 13 December 2023
  • 2024/25 Council Housing Rent Consultation

    Every year we ask tenants to give their views on the rent they pay. With budgets being set for next year and beyond, we now want to ask you how we should spend and invest in your homes, neighbourhoods and services. The 2024/25 Council Housing Rent Consultation Information (PDF) provides a summary about the way the housing service works and sets out our plans over the next few years. We hope that it will help you to answer the questions in this online survey. We're also sending a... More
    Closes 17 December 2023
  • Proposal to Close Cameron House Nursery

    The City of Edinburgh Council is proposing to permanently close Cameron House Nursery. Full details of the proposal can be found in the consultation paper . Cameron House Nursery was registered for 28 places but demand had dropped to just 4 in 2019, when it was registered as 'inactive'. The four children have since moved to the nearby Prestonfield Nursery. Significant investment would be needed if Cameron House Nursery was to become... More
    Closes 22 December 2023
  • Leavers pay award claim for 2023-2024

    This form should only be completed by former Local Government employees of the City of Edinburgh Council who wish to claim payment of the retrospective National pay award (2023-2024). Local Authorities across Scotland have agreed to implement the pay offer made by COSLA on Thursday 21 September. Details of the pay offer are available on our website . More
    Closes 9 January 2024
  • Dalry Primary Proposed School Zone to Reduce Vehicular Traffic at Start and End of School Day

    The streets surrounding schools can be busy with traffic and difficult to navigate safely around the start and end of the school day. To help create a happier, safer and healthier street environment for everyone , we are introducing School Streets and Zones to temporarily reduce motor traffic in the street outside schools at key drop-off and pick-up times. School Streets and Zones offer a number of benefits for everyone, including: Increasing walking,... More
    Closes 15 January 2024
  • City Plan 2040 - Draft Participation Statement

    This survey is asking you (or your organisation) on the best ways to keep you informed and to get you involved in City Plan 2040. Why Local Development Plans Matter We are at the very early stage of preparing City Plan 2040 which will be our next local development plan after City Plan 2030. A local development plan is an important planning document. It guides how Edinburgh changes and grows; and how we respond to key concerns such as providing... More
    Closes 19 January 2024
  • Workplace Parking Levy (WPL)

    This survey is for individuals and households, if you are responding on behalf of a business, please use the business survey . A new law was introduced from the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 giving councils in Scotland the ability to introduce a Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) in their local area or part of their local area if it decides to. All the money raised from the WPL must, by law, be invested into improving local transport. Edinburgh has not made any decision on... More
    Closes 6 February 2024
  • Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) - Business Survey

    This version of the survey is specifically aimed at businesses. If you are an individual or household responding to this consultation, please use the individual survey . A new law was introduced from the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 giving councils in Scotland the ability to introduce a Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) in their local area or part of their local area if it decides to. All the money raised from the WPL must, by law, be invested into improving local... More
    Closes 6 February 2024
  • George Street and First New Town Design Project

    We want to hear what you think about our next phase of the George Street and First New Town project and the design of the cross streets of North Castle Street, Frederick Street and Hanover Street (North). The Council is committed to delivering our vision for the future of Edinburgh’s city centre as set out in the City Centre Transformation (CCT) project . We will change central Edinburgh to make it better for people walking, wheeling and cycling, and... More
    Closes 8 February 2024
  • Leith Connections - Mailing List

    You can sign up for project updates via the link below. We’ll then keep you informed of progress, and events where you can speak directly to the delivery team and offer your views. The Council is delivering this Places For Everyone funded project in partnership with Sustrans and design consultants, AECOM. The information that you share with us will only be used by the Council and these partners to inform the development of this project. At the end of the project all... More
    Closes 30 June 2024
  • Corstorphine Connections Low Traffic Neighbourhood - Mailing List

    You can sign up for project updates via the link below. We’ll then keep you informed of project progress and events relating to the project and its aims. The Council is delivering this Places For Everyone funded project in partnership with Sustrans and design consultants, AECOM. The information that you share with us will only be used by the Council and these partners to inform the development of this project. At the end of the project all records will be permanently... More
    Closes 31 December 2025
  • West Edinburgh Link Mailing List

    You can sign up for project updates via the link below. We’ll then keep you informed of progress, and events where you can speak directly to the delivery team and offer your views. The Council is delivering this Places for Everyone project (formerly known as Community Links PLUS ) in partnership with Sustrans and design consultants, AECOM. The information that you share with us will only be used by the Council and these partners to inform the development of this project. ... More
    Closes 31 December 2025
  • Meadows to George Street: Streets for People - Mailing List

    You can sign up for project updates via the link below. We’ll then keep you informed of progress, and events where you can speak directly to the delivery team and offer your views. The Council is delivering this Community Links PLUS project in partnership with Sustrans and design consultants, AECOM. The information that you share with us will only be used by the Council and these partners to inform the development of this project. At the end of the project all records... More
    Closes 31 December 2025
  • Scientific Services user feedback

    Thank you for using Edinburgh Scientific Services in the previous year. We are dedicated to improving our service and would be delighted if you could take a few moments to complete our customer satisfaction survey. We value your feedback and will use the survey results to introduce positive change. More
    Closes 1 August 2027
  • Self-build Housing Land Register

    The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (Section 16E) requires planning authorities to prepare and maintain a list of people interested in acquiring land in the authority’s area for self-build housing, and to publish that information. Self-build housing is where a person commissions or is personally involved in the design and construction of a dwelling intended to be their main residence. If you are interested acquiring land in the Edinburgh... More
    Closes 19 May 2028
  • City Plan 2040 - Mailing List

    You can sign up for updates for City Plan 2040 via the link below. We’ll then keep you informed on progress and the opportunities to get involved in helping to prepare City Plan 2040. We are at the very early stage of preparing City Plan 2040 which will be our next local development plan after City Plan 2030. Edinburgh’s most recent Development Plan Scheme can give you further information. A local development plan is an important... More
    Closes 31 December 2028
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