Join our planning team
We're a skilled, agile, multidisciplinary team of professionals working to create sustainable places where people can live their best lives.
About our work
We're Scotland’s busiest planning authority, handling over 3,000 applications a year in a city with internationally-valued built and natural heritage.
We've ambitious plans to achieve Edinburgh’s vision of a fair, welcoming, pioneering and thriving city. Our Council priorities are:
- to end poverty by 2030
- become a net zero city by 2030
- enhance wellbeing and equalities for all
Our City Plan 2030 sets out challenging aims on quality of place, resilience to climate change, 20-minute neighbourhoods, net zero development and more. Read more about our City Plan 2030.
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Working with us
Our team is part of the wider Sustainable Development service in the Council’s Place Directorate.