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  • Planning Guidance on Outdoor Advertising

    The Council has decided to review the planning guidance on outdoor advertising. This consultation is to get your views on: What types of outdoor advertising are acceptable Where it is suitable to have outdoor advertising in the city The change to digital advertising Your views will help decide what the new planning guidance should say about outdoor advertising. Following this consultation, new guidance will be drafted and... More
    Closed 14 September 2018
  • West Princes Street Gardens Project

    West Princes Street Gardens is one of the most cherished public green spaces in Scotland, loved by locals and visitors alike. However, over the past few decades due to increasing budget pressures the money available to invest in the facilities has decreased and as a result the Garden’s infrastructure has suffered. West Princes Street Gardens is one of the most beautiful and celebrated city-centre green spaces, offering a backdrop unparalleled anywhere in the world. The careful... More
    Closed 14 September 2018
  • Animal Boarding Establishments

    This consultation proposes changes to the conditions and application fees applied to Animal Boarding Establishment Licences. More
    Closed 16 September 2018
  • Learning Disability Strategy Consultation

    We want to hear you views on our outline learning disability strategic commissioning plan – the full plan and an easy read version can be found in the related section below. You will be able to tell us what you think until 17 September 2018. After that we will read all the things that people have told us. What you tell us will help make a full plan by the end of December 2018. More
    Closed 17 September 2018
  • Improvements to Arboretum Place at the Royal Botanic Garden West Gate

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial design for walking and cycling improvements on Arboretum Place, between Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Garden West Gate. These designs will convert the circular area between the Park and Garden into a new public space, creating a link between the two. The proposal is to create a space more suitable for pedestrians and cyclists with some disabled parking remaining at the kerb. ... More
    Closed 30 September 2018
  • Edinburgh Licensing Board – Formal Consultation on Assessment of Overprovision (Extended to 05 October 2018)

    The Edinburgh Licensing Board is consulting on the terms of its draft Statement of Licensing Policy, having carried out an informal consultation earlier in the year. As part of this process, the Board is also consulting on its assessment of localities in the Board’s area which show characteristics of overprovision of licensed premises. These two consultations are being carried out in tandem. Details of the individual localities, and the basis upon... More
    Closed 5 October 2018
  • Edinburgh Licensing Board – Formal Consultation on draft Statement of Licensing Policy (Extended to 05 October 2018)

    The Edinburgh Licensing Board is consulting on the terms of its draft Statement of Licensing Policy, having carried out an informal consultation earlier in the year. The consultation encourages consideration of, and comment upon, the new draft policy statement in its entirety. The Board has also agreed a set of questions on particular terms of the draft policy. As part of this process, the Board is also consulting on overprovision of licensed premises in a... More
    Closed 5 October 2018
  • Edinburgh Remembers - Archives Consultation

    Edinburgh has a rich 900-year history captured in its City Archives – from old charters to last month’s Council webcasts. But we don’t just preserve the past; we also collect records about life in the city today. To help the city’s archives reflect Edinburgh as it is now, rather than simply as it was, Edinburgh City Archives is asking residents, visitors, community groups, archives institutions, businesses and other organisations based in Edinburgh their views on: How... More
    Closed 26 October 2018
  • Echline Primary School Parent Travel Survey 2018

    Echline 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 with any results. Please complete this by 26th October 2018. Many thanks for your help! More
    Closed 28 October 2018
  • Meadowbank Masterplan

    Please go to for project updates. February 2020 Update The Masterplan has been submitted for Planning approval. September Update We are working on masterplan designs, taking into account feedback received through public engagement. June Update A new round of engagment events will be held in June 2019. Further Information can be found at Wednesday 26 June 17.00-19.30 Thursday... More
    Closed 31 October 2018
  • 2019/20 Housing Budget Consultation

    Closed 31 October 2018
  • Featherhall Avenue One Way Trial

    The North West Locality Transport team were requested by a number of the Ward Councillors and the Corstorphine Community Council to implement a one way trial on the southern section of Featherhall Avenue to reduce vehicle conflict. The trial happen between 15 th August and 5 th October 2018 and we are now looking for local residents / business owner’s opinions and thoughts on how the trial run went. More
    Closed 2 November 2018
  • Community Access to Secondary School Sports Facilities

    The Council is consulting with sports clubs on the proposal to introduce additional charges to bookings taking place within non-core hours in secondary school sport facilities. The additional charges would cover the costs for allowing community access during non-core hours. Non-core hours differ depending on how secondary school buildings are managed. This information is summarised in the core and non-core hours document . Only one person per club should complete the... More
    Closed 2 November 2018
  • Open Streets Edinburgh

    The City of Edinburgh Council wishes to develop an ‘Open Streets’ programme of vehicle-free days on the first Sunday of each month (10am–5pm) in key parts of the city centre and town centres. Through the temporary closure of selected streets to motor traffic, the programme will allow the city centre and town centres to be experienced as quieter, more people-focussed places, where the city’s heritage, shops, cafes, restaurants and cultural attractions can be enjoyed by... More
    Closed 3 November 2018
  • Trams to Newhaven

    Following on from the first public consultation exercise in early 2018, the project team have been working to incorporate your feedback into the design proposals. With around 1,400 Consultation Hub submissions, over 1,500 people attending our events and a series of community workshops with local business, interest groups and community councils we have now processed over 8,000 individual pieces of feedback. Indeed, our reach and engagement is one of the most wide-ranging and successful... More
    Closed 11 November 2018
  • Edinburgh: connecting our city, transforming our places

    Through ' Connecting our City, Transforming our Places ', the City of Edinburgh Council is setting out bold, ambitious ideas that will help achieve the Edinburgh 2050 vision; a fairer, thriving, connected and inspired city. The ideas focus on better places designed with people at their heart, with space for human connections; a city that is enabled by technology driving a stronger economy. The ideas also focus on transport as an enabler of transformational change - by reprioritising... More
    Closed 12 November 2018
  • Granton Waterfront Regeneration

    In March 2018, the Council acquired the former gas works in Granton Waterfront which substantially increased its landholdings within this priority regeneration area. This acquisition provides an opportunity for the Council to take the lead in the regeneration and ensure a place making approach is widely adopted across the area. This will create an inclusive and sustainable approach to development, and accelerate delivery of new homes, school, medical centre, retail, services,... More
    Closed 22 November 2018
  • Edinburgh Licensing Forum documents 2018

    City of Edinburgh Licensing Forum (‘the Forum’) is a lay advisory body set up by the Council, as required by the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005. The Forum has a duty to oversee how the Licensing Board exercises its powers under the Act in respect of the sale of alcohol. The Council has a legal duty to establish the Forum, to appoint the membership of the Forum and to provide support and assistance as required. This consultation seeks views on a revised... More
    Closed 23 November 2018
  • SW Catchment Review Consultation

    The Council is consulting on a proposal to realign the catchment areas of Currie Primary School, Nether Currie Primary School, Dean Park Primary School, Currie High School and Balerno High School. The consultation begins on Tuesday 23 October 2018 and will run until Monday 3 December 2018. More
    Closed 3 December 2018
  • Planning for Change, Delivering Services 2019-2023

    Edinburgh is one of Europe’s great capital cities. It has a successful economy, the city is of growing international significance and continues to embrace the jobs of today and the opportunities of tomorrow. Unemployment rates are low in both Scottish and UK terms, and our job market remains diverse and forward looking. However, there is another side to Edinburgh. More and more people need Council services and our income cannot meet this demand. The Council will have to make at... More
    Closed 7 December 2018
  • A Consultation on the City of Edinburgh Council proposal for a Transient Visitor Levy/ Tourist Tax within the city

    The City of Edinburgh Council is looking for views from all city stakeholders but in particular the hospitality and tourism sector, city businesses and investors, culture partners, visitors and residents, concerning the best possible arrangements for introducing a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL) / Tourist tax in the city. The Council is seeking feedback on: The detailed components of a scheme that could work in Edinburgh; Wider views on ways in which the council could utilise... More
    Closed 10 December 2018
  • Cinema Licensing Conditions 2018

    This consultation proposes changes to the conditions applied to Cinema Licences in the city. More
    Closed 12 December 2018
  • Common Good Register

    The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 places a duty on local authorities to “establish and maintain a register of property which is held by the authority as part of the common good” (a common good register). Before establishing a common good register, the Act requires a local authority to prepare and publish a list of properties that it proposes to include in the register. The local authority must consult on this list and notify community councils and other... More
    Closed 31 December 2018
  • Gambling Policy Consultation 2018

    Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005 requires licensing authorities to publish a Statement of the Principles that they propose to apply in exercising their functions under the Act, for a three year period. More
    Closed 11 January 2019
  • George Street and First New Town Design Project

    The initial concept design is an exciting step forward for the George Street and First New Town Design project. Edinburgh’s First New Town is the rectangular area of wide Georgian streets and squares between Princes Street and Queen Street. This project focusses on George Street, its intersecting streets of Castle, Frederick and Hanover Streets and the connection between George Street and Charlotte and St Andrew Squares. The draft concept design... More
    Closed 25 January 2019
  • Community Council Scheme Review

    Stakeholders are invited to comment upon the existing Scheme for Community Councils and provide suggestions for improvement. The existing Scheme is available on the City of Edinburgh Council webpage. More
    Closed 28 January 2019
  • Draft Revised South Side 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. The South Side Conservation Area was originally designated in May 1975. A Character Appraisal for the Conservation Area was published in 2002 . C haracter Appraisals are designed to help manage change in the area. More
    Closed 31 January 2019
  • Physical Activity and Sport Strategy 2019-23

    It was agreed on June 19, 2018 at the Culture and Communities Committee to produce a new Physical Activity and Sport Strategy for the period 2019-2023. More
    Closed 1 February 2019
  • Granton Waterfront Regeneration, Stage 2 - Granton Could Be…

    This consultation is the second stage of a 3 stage engagement process to produce a development framework and delivery masterplan for Granton Waterfront. Click here to view the results of stage 1 of the consultation "Tell us more about Granton Waterfront" In March 2018, the Council acquired the former gas works in Granton Waterfront which substantially increased its landholdings within this priority regeneration area. This acquisition provides an opportunity for the... More
    Closed 8 February 2019
  • Planning for Change, Delivering Services 2019-2023 Phase Two

    Thanks to everyone who gave us feedback on developing a four-year plan to meet the changing demands of our city and its services. More
    Closed 11 February 2019
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