Council Procedures and Standing Orders

Procedures and Guidance

The City of Edinburgh Council operates under a set of documents that govern and guides the decisions made by the Council and its officers and ensures that robust, clear and accountable organisational frameworks are in place. You can download these below.

The list includes our

  • Procedural Standing Orders
  • Committee terms of reference and delegated functions
  • Contract Standing Orders
  • Scheme of Delegation
  • Financial regulations
  • Corporate debt policy
  • Guidance on the appointment of consultants
  • Protocol for Member / Officer relations.

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