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City Plan 2030 – Corrected Times – Community Groups and Elected Members Engagement

(Please note – due to a mistake these times have been corrected from a previous post, apologies for any inconvenience or confusion) We will soon meet again with Ward Elected Members and Community Councils to update on the timetable for … Continue reading

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Do you have a problem with a neighbour’s high hedge?

We might be able to help. If you’ve been unable to resolve the problem with a neighbour’s high hedge you can apply for a High Hedge Notice. Read our guidance here, and once you have followed the required steps in … Continue reading

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Development in Bonnington

Historically, Bonnington was a milling village that grew around the Water of Leith. The area has since been home to business and light industry, including the John Lewis depot, the former Crawfords Biscuits warehouse and the original Chancelot Mill (before … Continue reading

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The Edinburgh Local Development Plan Turns One!

We officially started using our current Local Development Plan (LDP) on the 24th of November 2016. This means that this time last week, our LDP turned one! In celebration, we thought we would write a brief blog post to share with … Continue reading

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Housing Land Audit and Delivery Programme 2017

The Supply of Land The Council use something called the Housing Land Audit and Delivery Programme (HLADP) to assess the supply of effective land for housing in Edinburgh. What is effective land? Effective land must be free of any constraints … Continue reading

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Local Development Plan Update: Our New Development Plan Scheme

After the Local Development Plan (LDP) was published, we asked you for your feedback on how well you had been involved.  The results of this survey can be viewed here. The Development Plan Scheme The newest Development Plan Scheme was approved on the 7 … Continue reading

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Brunstane Area Placemaking exercise

The Place Standard events scheduled for Saturday 19th March and Tuesday 22nd March in Edinburgh College have been postponed. This is being done to give us more time to align the event to cross boundary development issues in the Brunstane … Continue reading

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Queensferry placemaking exercise

Queensferry Placemaking exercise update (October 2015) We are holding a third and final community engagement event at Queensferry High School on Tuesday 27 October between 16:30 – 20:00. This event is for people who could not attend the initial events. … Continue reading

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One from the archive: Hopetoun Village Action Plan 1999

Following the interesting post by the Broughton Spurtle about ‘How Locals Shaped Hopetoun‘ we had a look through our archive files and found the Hopetoun Village Action Plan from July 1999.  We thought we’d share the action plan as part … Continue reading

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Community Council Training on Planning in Edinburgh

On Saturday 7 June we held community council training at the City Chambers.  This gave community councils an opportunity to hear more about the work we do and how they can get more involved in planning in Edinburgh.  We held … Continue reading

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