Planning guidelines

Planning guidelines give advice on topics to guide new development. 

Download planning guidance - PDFs

Edinburgh design guidance

The Edinburgh design guidance sets out our expectations for the design of new development, design of streets and parking standards in Edinburgh.

Use this guidance as a basis for the planning and design of new development proposals and for all street design. It is a material consideration in assessing planning applications.

Planning help desk

Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm

Address: Waverley Court
4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG

Telephone: 0131 529 3550