Category Archives: News & updates

City Plan 2030 – Strategic Development Plan Update

We wrote earlier about the need to change the City Plan project timetable as we were waiting for a decision on the second Strategic Development Plan for South East Scotland. It has now been confirmed that the Scottish Ministers have … Continue reading

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Help us Celebrate World Heritage Day 2019 in the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

If you are passing by the Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile on Thursday 18 April, come in and explore the Our World Heritage exhibition which gives visitors an insight into what makes Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site, and each of Scotland’s … Continue reading

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City Plan 2030 – March Timetable Update

As we mentioned in our City Plan Timetable Update, we’re revising the City Plan 2030 project timetable.  We’re making these changes as we don’t want to ask for your views on the choices for City Plan until we know what is … Continue reading

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Chief Planner for the Day

This blog is written by Lisa Proudfoot, MRTPI Stepping into the shoes of the Chief Planner for a day has been a great experience. Led by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) from England, Wales, Scotland … Continue reading

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Building Standards: Six top tips for your building warrant applications

Tip 1: give us your and your clients’ email addresses We’ll e-mail you any correspondence to speed up the process. Please make sure the e-mail address you provide is current, legible and spelled correctly. Tip 2: how to get a … Continue reading

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Building Standards: Improving our services – what you can do to help

We’re making marked progress with our service improvements – so far, this quarter, our team has issued first reports within 20 working days for 98% of building warrant applications. 70% of building warrants are being granted within 10 days of … Continue reading

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Building Standards – New futures

We’re committed to investing in people as is key to developing the building standards services which serves our great city. You might have noticed a few changes in our team in recent months. In our recruitment drive, we promoted Daniel … Continue reading

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