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  • City Centre Shopping and Leisure Supplementary Guidance

    The Council is revising its existing City Centre Retail Core Supplementary Guidance and we are seeking your views on the proposed changes. Supplementary Guidance has been prepared for each town centre in Edinburgh including the city centre retail core. The guidance is tailored to suit each centre’s individual circumstances in order to guide planning applications for changes of use of retail units within the defined shopping frontages. More
    Opened 9 August 2019
  • Community Payback Consultation

    We want to hear your views on Community Payback Orders (CPO). These are given out by the Court to people 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 in 2011. This is when a person does unpaid work within the community. Do you have any experience of people doing unpaid work in your community? Do you have any ideas about residents,... More
    Opened 1 August 2019
  • EIJB Citizen Representative Recruitment

    Do you want to be part of shaping Health and Social Care Services in Edinburgh? The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) was established on 1 April 2016 and is responsible for the strategic planning and commissioning of health and social care services in Edinburgh and for issuing directions to the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian for the delivery of these services. Have you had experience of using health or social care services ? The EIJB is ... More
    Opened 17 July 2019
  • Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues

    The Scottish Government has introduced legislation which allows councils to license ‘Sexual Entertainment Venues’ (SEVs). The intention behind the legislation is to prevent crime, ensure the safety of staff and customers and prevent nuisance. Please see the 'Background information' document attached below for more information and explanation. The definition of a SEV is provided by legislation, and relates to premises providing 'sexual entertainment' - often referred to as ‘lap... More
    Opened 8 July 2019
  • Festival Event in Inverleith Park

    The Foodies Festival has held the contract to hold an event during August in Inverleith Park for the past two years. This year will be the third and final year of this contract. The City of Edinburgh Council plan to re-procure the contract for another three years with the option to extend and would like to engage with stakeholders to seek their opinions. More
    Opened 8 July 2019
  • Festival Event in The Meadows

    The Underbelly Circus Hub has held the contract to hold an event in The Meadows during August since 2015. This year will be the third and final year of the current contract, The City of Edinburgh Council plan to re-procure the contract for another two years with the option to extend for an additional two years and would like to engage with stakeholders to seek their opinions. More
    Opened 8 July 2019
  • Edinburgh Integration Scheme Amendment

    Following consultation in 2015 the Integration Scheme was approved by Scottish Government and the Integrated Joint Board (IJB) was established in July 2015. Since then, the Integration Scheme for the Edinburgh IJB requires to be updated to reflect changes brought about by the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 (the “Carers Act”), which introduced new statutory obligations on local authorities and health boards, requiring certain local authority and health board functions to be... More
    Opened 4 July 2019
  • Wester Craiglockhart Hill Management Plan 2019-2029

    Wester Craiglockhart Hill is a prominent feature within Lothian. It provides immense habitat value for a range of different species. It is an important greenspace for recreational activities and environmental studies where a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) can also be found. Management of such an area is guided by a site-specific plan. There has been no previous management plan for Wester Craiglockhart Hill and a new Local Nature Reserve ... More
    Opened 3 July 2019
  • Theatre licensing

    The Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 allows the Council to choose what types of premises, activities or events it wishes to license within the council area in respect of Public Entertainment. The purpose of regulating this type of activity is not to restrict trade or competition, but to help prevent crime and ensure public safety. In addition, every person who applies for a licence is assessed to see if they are ‘fit and proper’ to have a licence. Public Entertainment... More
    Opened 10 June 2019
  • Redford Barracks

    The Ministry of Defence is proposing to dispose of the Redford Barracks in 2025. The barracks are currently inaccessible and fenced off from the surrounding area and form part of the defence estate. The disposal presents an opportunity to knit this large site back into the fabric of the surrounding area. This consultation will inform the Ministry of Defence’s strategic work to secure a long term viable future use for the site. The Council will be hosting a number of... More
    Opened 10 June 2019
  • Repairs to Privately Rented Property

    This consultation asks whether the Council should exercise a specific statutory power in support of tenants of privately rented properties by referring landlords to a tribunal, if the property does not meet the required standard. More
    Opened 10 June 2019
  • Edinburgh’s Sensory Impairment Needs Assessment

    We are looking for the views of adults with sensory impairments (hearing and/or vision) and their carers living in Edinburgh. These will be used to shape new Health and Social Care services, and help to guide the implementation of the Scottish Government’s See Hear strategy in the city. If you are a carer, please encourage the person you care for to complete the survey, but please record your own answers to questions 1,2,3 and 13 as well. ... More
    Opened 6 June 2019
  • Edinburgh Low Emissions Zone

    In 2018, the Council carried out one of its largest ever consultation programmes, ‘Connecting Our City, Transforming Our Places’ . Of those responding to the consultation, 75% agreed that restricting access for the most polluting vehicles to the city centre and wider city should be considered as one way to control and improve air quality. The City of Edinburgh Council is consulting on proposals to introduce a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) to reduce... More
    Opened 27 May 2019
  • Edinburgh Poverty Commission - Phase Two Call for Evidence: 'Prospects'

    Edinburgh Poverty Commission was launched in November 2018 and will be working throughout this year to define the steps the city needs to make to reduce, mitigate, and prevent poverty in Edinburgh. The Commission is an independent group, chaired by Jim McCormick of Joseph Rowntree Foundation and made up of 12 people with experience of tackling poverty and its effects, including citizens who have direct experience of living in poverty in Edinburgh. If you would like to... More
    Opened 9 May 2019
  • Granton Waterfront Regeneration, Stage 3 - Granton Should Be…

    This consultation is the third stage of a 3 stage engagement process to produce a development framework for Granton Waterfront. Click here to view the results of stage 1 of the consultation "Tell us more about Granton Waterfront" or Click here to view the results of stage 2 of the consultation "Granton Could be. . ." In March 2018, the Council acquired the former gas works in Granton Waterfront which substantially increased its landholdings within this priority regeneration area. ... More
    Opened 6 May 2019
  • Edinburgh Community Council Scheme Review Final Phase

    On 7 February 2019, the Council authorised the Review of the Scheme for Community Councils . Minor changes were made and approved for further consultation on 2 May 2019. The Scheme, Constitution and Standing Orders set out the rules and regulations governing community councils including election procedures, meeting arrangements, membership, financial provisions and a code of conduct. The review aims to improve and update the terms and provisions of the... More
    Opened 6 May 2019
  • Have your say about Community Justice

    Community Justice partners are working to: Reduce crime; Keep communities safe; and Promote social inclusion and citizenship. Community Justice wants to support everyone to contribute to our communities and live crime-free lives. Some people need more support to do this than others. W e need to support people who have committed o f fences so they can add value to – rather than detract from – our societ y . At the... More
    Opened 3 May 2019
  • Edinburgh Leisure Survey - Portobello Golf Course

    The Golf team at Edinburgh Leisure want to hear from you about ways it can improve Portobello Golf Course to increase the numbers of people visiting the facility and to help widen its appeal to everybody including young people, families and older adults so that the whole community can make use of this open space. The consultation is open to everyone as we want to hear from both golfers and non-golfers. More
    Opened 23 April 2019
  • Castlebrae Community High School - Parents' Survey

    Castlebrae CHS would like to know what you think about your child's 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. Many thanks for your help. More
    Opened 16 April 2019
  • Draft Strategic Plan 2019-2022

    The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022 sets out how health and social care services will evolve in Edinburgh over the next nine years in outline and the next three years in detail. It applies to all adults in the City of Edinburgh who require health and social care or who are considered at risk. We are keen to hear from you on this draft of the Strategic Plan, setting out the priorities we believe we need to pursue if we are to... More
    Opened 15 April 2019
  • Scotstoun Avenue Traffic Calming Proposals

    The City of Edinburgh Council proposes to introduce new traffic calming measures on Scotstoun Avenue, including uncontrolled crossing points. More
    Opened 15 April 2019
  • Meadows to Canal - Cycling and Walking Improvements

    Meadows to Canal We are developing a new and improved cycle and walking connection between the Union Canal and the Meadows along National Cycle Network Route 75 (NCN75) The aims of this scheme are to: Provide cyclists of all abilities with a safe, direct passage between the two cycle friendly destinations. Improve the walking experience. Enhance the bus stop locations. Encourage people to consider active travel as a mode of transport. The planned cycle... More
    Opened 8 April 2019
  • Rejuvenating Roseburn Public Consultation

    In 2014 Murrayfield Community Council (MCC) generated the Roseburn Action Plan, calling for various improvements in the Roseburn Area. In 2015 the Council produced plans for the City Centre West to East Cycle Link (CCWEL) project, a cycle route from Roseburn to Leith Walk through the City Centre. 'Rejuvenating Roseburn' has been established to deliver on the principles of both of these plans alongside further community participation to deliver transformational improvements to the Roseburn... More
    Opened 28 March 2019
  • Waverley Masterplan, Public Consultation Phase

    Waverley Station is a key transport interchange serving Edinburgh and Scotland. Passenger numbers are estimated to more than double over the next 30 years. Network Rail, City of Edinburgh Council, Transport Scotland and our partners want to plan for this growth with a Masterplan that considers what changes are needed over the next 30 years. The Masterplan process seeks to set out a route map to develop the station and the adjacent areas to ensure it can accommodate... More
    Opened 25 March 2019
  • St Joseph's RC Primary School

    St Joseph's RC 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 13th May 2019 Many thanks for your help! More
    Opened 25 March 2019
  • Trinity 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 Trinity Conservation Area was originally designated in 1975. A Character Appraisal for the Conservation Area was published in 2001. C haracter Appraisals are designed to help manage change in the area. More
    Opened 22 March 2019
  • West Edinburgh Link Concept Design

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed concept designs for the West Edinburgh Link project. More
    Opened 15 March 2019
  • 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
    Opened 15 March 2019
  • Edinburgh Allotment Waiting List

    We are contacting everyone on our allotment waiting list to find out if they are still interested in renting an allotment from the Council. Please let us know by taking part in the survey by clicking on the link below. The survey includes additional questions to help us understand if you are interested in working with others to help with the development of new allotments - as encourage by the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015. . More
    Opened 11 March 2019
  • Planning consent: pre-application advice service

    The City of Edinburgh Council is the planning authority for Edinburgh, responsible for assessing applications for planning consent. As part of this process, the Council’s Planning service currently offers pre-application advice. Pre-application advice is advice given to an applicant before they have made their application. Pre-application advice can range from advice provided on the Council’s website to quick and simple advice provided via phone or email. More detailed... More
    Opened 6 March 2019
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