Choices for City Plan 2030

Closed 30 Apr 2020

Opened 31 Jan 2020


The City of Edinburgh Council is reviewing its Local Development Plan.

A Local Development Plan sets out locations for new homes and businesses, protect places of value, and ensure essentials for a good quality of life are in place - such as public transport, schools and green space.

When we prepare a new local development plan we are not starting from scratch. Our current Edinburgh Local Development Plan was adopted in 2016. 

Our next plan 'City Plan 2030' will be adopted in 2021.

There are several changes we wish to make to our current plan. When we want to make changes to a Local Development Plan, the first stage is to consult on these through a main issues report. Choices for City Plan 2030 is our main issues report for our next local development plan.

Why your views matter

The Choices for City Plan 2030 are about Edinburgh’s future and the city we leave for generations to come. Your views are important.

We’d like you to consider whether you would support our proposed changes. Your responses to these choices will help us prepare our proposed plan which will be published in summer 2020.

Current local development plan policies and sites not mentioned in Choices are not subject to consultation and most will be carried forward into City Plan 2030.

What happens next

We will review all of your comments on the Choices for City Plan 2030 document.

Later in 2020 we will publish the proposed City Plan 2030.  We will ask you to review the proposed City Plan 2030 and make your representations to us with your comments, support or objections.


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