Planning guidelines

Planning guidelines give advice on topics to guide new development. 

Download planning guidelines (PDFs)
Download additional planning guidelines (PDFs and ePub)

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