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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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Guidance for Householders Review

Our Guidance for Householders is being reviewed and we’d like your comments on the proposed changes. What the Guidance is for The Guidance is for people considering altering or extending their house.  This includes dormers, conservatories, extensions, decking, garages and outbuildings.  It … Continue reading

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Pre-application planning advice

A large part of our work involves giving pre-application advice on a wide range of planning proposals. To help us make better use of our resources, we’re changing what we provide pre-application advice on. Changes to pre-application advice The Planning … Continue reading

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Penrose makes plans

If you go down to the Planning service today, you might get a big surprise – Penrose the bear is coming to see the Head of Planning and the team! And who you may ask is Penrose Trelawney Rumble-Tum Me-Handsome Bear, … Continue reading

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