City Plan 2030

We have prepared Edinburgh’s proposed new local development plan called City Plan 2030. The proposed City Plan 2030 sets out the strategy for development, proposals and policies to shape, development and inform planning decisions in the city over the next 10 years and beyond.

The plan is also accompanied by an environmental report and associated background documents.

A paper copy of the proposed plan and environmental report is also available to view at local libraries and a full set of documents are available to view in

City Chambers reception
249-253 High Street
EH1 1YJ.

The City Chambers is open Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm and Friday between 9am and 3pm.

Proposed City Plan 2030 – Submission for examination

Following approval at Planning Committee on Wednesday 30 November 2022, the Proposed City Plan 2030 was submitted for examination on Friday 9 December 2022.

A copy of the plan has been published with minor corrections:

Copies of the updated plan can be viewed at local libraries and at the City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh.

The Scottish Government report of examination

The Scottish Government report of examination was published on 5 April 2024. This now concludes the examination and we are working through the adoption of the plan as modified process.

Check the reporters’ recommendations by issue on the DPEA website.

Development Plan Scheme

The Development Plan Scheme sets out how City Plan 2030 is progressing. It is currently at the examination stage and as part of this process, a Hearing is scheduled to take place on 26-27 September 2023. Details of the Hearing can be found on the DPEA’s website

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