Starting a petition

Set up an e-petition online. Your petition should state in up to 250 words what action you want the Council to take.

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How long until people can sign

It takes up to five working days to clear a petition you submit. This is because we need to make sure that it meets our rules.

Who can sign

Anyone who lives in Edinburgh and is over the age of 16 years can sign a petition. 

You don't have to register with our website to sign an e-petition. You just need to provide a few basic details.

Details of all those who sign a petition may be given to the person who created it when it closes.

You can only sign a petition once. We will remove any doubles of signatures or clearly silly responses.

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