Edinburgh's Parking Action Plan

Closed 31 Oct 2015

Opened 27 Aug 2015


Parking controls help to keep traffic on Edinburgh’s streets moving smoothly, improve road safety and manage the number of vehicles on our roads.  The draft parking action plan was approved for consultation by the Transport and Environment Committee on 25 August 2015. The main actions include:

  • the extension of parking controls to cover weekends/Sundays and into the evening
  • the roll out of shared use parking places 
  • the introduction of visitor permits in the city centre


A list of FAQs is available to answer some key questions you may want to ask about the proposals.

We are interested to get your experiences of parking in the evening and at the weekend. Please look at the proposed changes and tell us how they might impact on you.

Why your views matter

We want to know what you think about the parking proposals to ensure the Council makes the right decisions about parking in Edinburgh.  A number of information events and activities have been organised.  Council officers will be available at these events to answer your questions.

Once you've read the proposals, please fill in the questonnaire.

What happens next

Your commments and suggestions will be considered in detail and findings will be reported to the Council's Transport and Environment Committee on 12 January 2016. Please note that any changes to onstreet parking regulations need to go through a legal process that gives further opportunity to comment and object. 



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