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Planning and Building Standards Service COVID -19 Update (23 April 2020)

We are adapting our service so that we can support communities and businesses across Edinburgh through this difficult time. Our aim is to boost online public input to planning processes so that we can make and issue decisions which will … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards Service COVID -19 Update (9 April 2020)

Since our last update, there have been a couple of developments at the national level: A letter from planning minister Kevin Stewart MSP and the Scottish Government Chief Planner was published on 3 April. The letter highlights the important role … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards Service COVID -19 Update (2 April 2020)

You may be aware the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill will be shortly become an Act, and has further implications for our planning service and others. One key change is that planning permission that would otherwise lapse in the next 6 months … Continue reading

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City Plan 2030 and draft City Mobility Plan – consultation update (25 March 2020)

We know the current health emergency is affecting everyone. We want everyone to have a chance to give their views on two important plans that will shape how we live and work in the city in the future. You can … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards Service COVID -19 Update (25 March 2020 edit)

In light of the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19, the restrictions on movement placed on the country by the Prime Minister and the First Minister are a very clear message for all of us to stay at home unless absolutely necessary. … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards Service COVID -19 Update (19 March 2020 edit)

Staff in the Planning and Building Standards service are currently working from the office and home as appropriate and will continue to progress applications, warrants and enforcement cases. However, working practices will need to be adapted due to the current … Continue reading

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City Plan 2030 – update

Following current government guidance on Covid-19, the final Choices for City Plan drop-in event scheduled to take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at the St Bride’s Community Centre has been cancelled. If you had been planning to attend and/or … Continue reading

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Guidance Updates for Design and Shopping and Leisure in the City Centre

We’ve recently updated two important planning guidance documents to better shape development in the city, for design and for land use in the city centre. These guidance documents are used by applicants when designing and submitting applications, and by planners … Continue reading

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Future Edinburgh – Additional Consultations

The consultation programme for our strategies for City Plan 2030 and for the City Mobility Plan is continuing, to encourage as many people as possible to understand what we want to do for the future of Edinburgh and give your … Continue reading

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Future Edinburgh – City Plan 2030 and our City Mobility Plan

Shaping our city for future generations Edinburgh has set an ambitious target for Edinburgh to be carbon neutral by 2030. We want everyone in every community to benefit from the city’s success, and make neighbourhoods great places for people to … Continue reading

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