Category Archives: News & updates

City Plan 2030 – Community Workshops Video

Watch this short video on how we have been engaging local communities in Edinburgh. More updates on how City Plan 2030 moves forward will be posted here on the Planning Edinburgh blog. We are holding an additional community workshop at … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards portal – now back online

You may have already noticed that the planning and building standards portal is now back online. The upgrade has resulted in a number of improvements for us in-house in how we handle planning and building warrant applications. The upgrade has … Continue reading

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City Plan 2030 – Children and Young People Engagement

As we start to prepare City Plan 2030, we have been visiting secondary schools across Edinburgh, coinciding with the 2018 Year of Young People. We have been asking young people about what they think about their area, and what issues … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards systems downtime: 1–7 November

As a follow up to our previous blog post, we can confirm that the Planning and Building Standards systems upgrade will commence on Thursday 1 November with completion expected on Wednesday 7 November. As a reminder, the upgrade will impact … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards systems upgrade

An upgrade of the Planning and Buildings Standards systems is planned for early  November this year, with an expected downtime of one full week. The upgrade will result in a number of improvements, such as making it easier to view … Continue reading

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Building standards improvements and recruitment

We’re in the process of making some big improvements in our building standards service to speed up building warrant timescales and to improve the customer experience. We’re looking for talent at all levels to play a key part in these … Continue reading

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City Plan 2030 – autumn community workshops

We have started to prepare a new local development plan for Edinburgh – City Plan 2030. Following on from meetings with Community Councils in March this year we are now holding a series of community engagement events across the city. … Continue reading

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