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  • Smokey Brae improvements - developed designs

    We would like to hear your views on our proposals to improve Smokey Brae. Smokey Brae is an important link between Leith and the historic village of Restalrig, to London Road, the new Meadowbank sports centre and the city centre. Between 2018 and 2020 we held public drop-in... More
    Opened 22 April 2022
  • Reimagining Murrayburn, Hailesland and Dumbryden - People and Places Design Proposals

    Welcome to the ‘MHD People and Places; re-imagining Murrayburn, Hailesland and Dumbryden’ consultation. This work is being carried out by Atkins Landscape Architects on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council. The brief for this project is to improve the public streets and spaces within... More
    Opened 22 April 2022
  • Short Term Lets 2022

    As a result of the Civic Government Scotland Act 1982 (Licensing of Short Term Lets) Order 2022 being passed by the Scottish Parliament, local authorities in Scotland must introduce a licensing scheme for properties operating as short term lets. The licensing scheme will start on 1 October 2022... More
    Opened 15 April 2022
  • Coatfield Lane and Giles Street

    In 2018, a planning application was lodged for the development of 32 new affordable homes at Coatfield Lane. Demolition of the old homes for the development at Coatfield Lane commenced in September 2020 and was completed April 2021. Due to significant archaeological interest an archaeology... More
    Opened 11 April 2022
  • New Liberton High School

    Pre-Planning Consultation A new Liberton Community Campus, which will replace the existing Liberton High School, is currently being developed on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council. The following information responds to the Planning Regulation requirements for major planning... More
    Opened 1 April 2022
  • EIJB - Revised Scheme of Integration

    City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian Integration Scheme Revision 2022 - Draft for Consultation City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian are consulting on a general update to the Scheme of Integration - the document which outlines the governance, scope and operation of the... More
    Opened 28 March 2022
  • Cemetery Management Rules 2022

    The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) shall introduce a set of Cemetery Management Rules made under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. These draft Rules were approved for public inspection by the Culture and Communities Committee on 1 February 2022 . The... More
    Opened 17 March 2022
  • George Street and First New Town – Operational Plan

    We’re creating a welcoming, safe, better connected and sustainable space that will embrace and enhance the much-loved heritage of George Street, Castle Street, Frederick Street and Hanover Street. Our vision is to provide a great place that everyone can enjoy and benefit from, which... More
    Opened 4 March 2022
  • Granton Gasholder Park

    The City of Edinburgh Council would like to share the vision and proposals for the future of the Granton Gasholder and gather views on how the space should be developed. Image credit: Fabio Scalici Photography Project Overview The Council was successful in its bid to secure... More
    Opened 14 February 2022
  • Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme User Survey 2022

    This survey will help us understand the experiences of users of Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme / Just Eat Bikes between September 2018 and September 2021. Completion of this survey will help us develop the way ahead for Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme. (Please respond using the survey so... More
    Opened 4 February 2022
  • Leith Chooses 2021-2022

    £eith Chooses is a process of democratic deliberation and decision-making in which local people choose how to spend a public budget. (participatory budgeting, or ‘PB’) If you live, work, study or volunteer in Leith please take time to consider the projects, and cast... More
    Opened 24 January 2022
  • Granton Waterfront Community Benefits

    We are currently reviewing our guidance in relation to the handling of community benefits delivered through the Granton Waterfront regeneration and development programme. We’d like to hear your feedback and comments in relation to the draft framework. The framework is designed to... More
    Opened 24 January 2022
  • Provision of Free Period Products in the Community

    In 2020 The Period Product (Free Provision) Scotland Act was enacted making Scotland the first country in the world to make it mandatory for free period products to be made available to anyone who needs them. People will be able to collect period products in the majority of public buildings... More
    Opened 17 January 2022
  • Taxi and Private Hire Demand Survey 2021

    City of Edinburgh Council is undertaking a survey in Edinburgh to determine whether there are sufficient taxis in the city. This survey is also collecting views on whether the number of Private Hire Cars should be limited across the City. In addition your views are requested about your... More
    Opened 7 December 2021
  • Merchiston and Greenhill Conservation Area Character Appraisal Revision

    The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on a revision of the Merchiston and Greenhill Conservation Area Character Appraisal . What is a Conservation Area Character Appraisal? Conservation areas are designated under the Planning Listed Buildings... More
    Opened 19 November 2021
  • Reimagining Murrayburn, Hailesland and Dumbryden - People and Places

    The City of Edinburgh Council, working in collaboration with the design consultancy Atkins, are embarking on a public realm and greenspace improvement project across the Murrayburn, Hailesland and Dumbryden estates to support the regeneration of these neighbourhoods. The project endeavours to... More
    Opened 17 November 2021
  • Granton Waterfront Learning Strategy Consultation

    About this survey This survey is being conducted by the City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with learning providers across North Edinburgh. We would like to invite people who live, study and work in North Edinburgh [Muirhouse, Wester Drylaw, West Pilton, Granton, Royston and... More
    Opened 11 November 2021
  • City Plan 2030 - Proposed Plan's Period for Representation

    We have prepared Edinburgh’s proposed new local development plan called City Plan 2030. In time, it will replace the existing Local Development Plan that came into force in November 2016. City Plan sets out locations for new homes and businesses, where new... More
    Opened 5 November 2021
  • Licensing Board – Consultation on Gambling Policy

    The Licensing Board is consulting on the terms of its Gambling Policy Statement. The policy statement forms the basis upon which the Board considers applications for premises licences for venues such as betting shops, bingo halls, casinos, gaming machines in entertainment centres and pubs,... More
    Opened 3 November 2021
  • Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review

    Building on long-standing efforts of City of Edinburgh Council, equalities-focussed organisations and individuals, and protests in support of the global Black Lives Matter movement, in July 2020 the Council’s Policy and Sustainability Committee agreed a set of actions to address historic racial... More
    Opened 27 October 2021
  • Taxi Fare Review 2021 - proposed tariff

    The City of Edinburgh Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. The suggested new taxi tariff includes the following changes: an amendment to applicable tariffs at Christmas and New Year; ... More
    Opened 27 October 2021
  • Proposed Extension to the Leith Conservation Area

    The City of Edinburgh Council is proposing an extension to the Leith Conservation Area to include properties located to the east and west of Leith Walk on Manderston Street and Jane Street. The buildings comprise the railway arches associated with the former Leith Walk West Goods Yard and the... More
    Opened 25 October 2021
  • Meadowbank Sports Centre - Wall of Honour Nomination

    A space within the atrium of the new Meadowbank Sports Centre is reserved for a Wall of Honour. To nominate a person you believe deserves a place on the Wall of Honour, please use the form below. Please read the following selection criteria carefully before submitting your nomination. ... More
    Opened 30 September 2021
  • Early Learning and Childcare Parent and Carer Survey 2021

    The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking the views of parents and carers with children under 5 years of age to ensure we provide a high quality service that is responsive to the changing needs of our local communities. The online survey aims to gain the views of parents... More
    Opened 24 September 2021
  • Use of Public Open Space for Events and Filming

    We would like your views on how public open spaces in Edinburgh, that are controlled by the Council, are used for events and filming. Stakeholders, including event and filming organisers, community councils, resident groups, business groups, friends’ groups, Council officers and... More
    Opened 22 September 2021
  • Braid Road and Comiston Road – local resident engagement

    We are seeking views from local residents and businesses on proposals for Braid Road and Comiston Road. As you know, we put protected cycle lanes on Comiston Road, and prohibited motor vehicles from travelling north on Braid Road as part of Spaces for People measures to make streets safe... More
    Opened 20 September 2021
  • Housing Survey

    Edinburgh residents of all ages and living in all types of housing are invited to take part in a survey about accessible housing. The survey is part of a project the Council is doing to help us understand more about the need for accessible and adaptable homes now and in the future.... More
    Opened 17 September 2021
  • 2022/23 Council Housing Rent Consultation

    This year's rent consultation gives Council tenants an opportunity to provide feedback on the housing service, rent levels and future plans for the housing service in Edinburgh. The 2022/23 Council Housing Rent Consultation Information (PDF) below provides a summary about the way the housing... More
    Opened 15 September 2021
  • Lanark Road Proposals - Local Engagement

    We are keen to hear what you think about proposals for Lanark Road. Earlier this year we put protected cycle lanes on Lanark Road as part of the Spaces for People measures to make streets safe for walking, cycling and wheeling and to allow people to physically distance in response to Covid 19.... More
    Opened 6 September 2021
  • Short-Term Let Control Area

    In April 2021, government introduced laws which allow councils in Scotland to designate all or part of their area as a Short-Term Let Control Area. If councils choose to do this, they must get approval from Scottish Government. On 11 August 2021, the Planning... More
    Opened 2 September 2021
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