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  • Active travel survey

    We want to hear your views on the latest draft of ‘On the Move Midlothian: Our Active Travel Strategy for Everyone’, a copy of which you can download on this page (see related documents). The draft active travel strategy, which includes measurable and achievable targets, focuses on making Midlothian a place where getting around in a way that makes you physically active, such as walking and wheeling, will be an easy, convenient, cheap and realistic option for all. ... More
    Closes 22 July 2024
  • The Visitor Levy for Midlothian: Business, Resident and Visitor Survey

    Similar to many European cities, including Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and Berlin, Scotland is considering a Visitor Levy. We are seeking the opinion of businesses, residents, and visitors regarding Midlothian's opportunity to implement a Visitor Levy, also known as a tourist tax. A Visitor Levy is an additional charge on overnight accommodation. The charge type for Scotland will be a percentage of the accommodation booking minus any room add-ons (parking, entertainment,... More
    Closes 28 August 2024
  • Questionnaire for partners and volunteers delivering CLD (youth work, adult learning and community development) activities in Midlothian

    We are required to have a Community Learning and Development (CLD) Plan for Midlothian that reflects the work of all organisations who deliver CLD activities. This will identify our priorities and actions for the period of September 2024 to end September 2027. As part of this process, we are consulting on the priorities for Midlothian, identifying gaps and agreeing any actions that organisations can contribute to the Plan. This will be a three year strategy with a one year... More
    Closes 30 August 2024
  • Business Gateway Midlothian Retail Survey 2024

    This Survey aims to gather information on current trading conditions and identify the types of support that would benefit retail businesses in Midlothian. More
    Closes 30 September 2024
  • Local Development Plan 2 Activity - Propose Ideas and Opportunities for MLDP2

    The purpose of this questionnaire is to encourage anyone who has not already done so, to submit any idea which does not relate to a specific site for the next Midlothian Local Development Plan (MLDP2). It is open to anyone to propose ideas for any other aspect of the plan. A summary of the topics covered by the Local Development Plan is available here . The Scottish Government’s National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) sets the overall policy on many of these... More
    Closes 1 October 2024
  • Local Development Plan 2 Activity - Propose Site for Protection from Development

    Local Development Plans set out how places will change into the future, including where development should and shouldn’t happen. Plans also identify the places and buildings we value and want to protect. There are already a wide range of places and buildings protected through the 2017 Midlothian Local Development Plan, for example public parks and other greenspaces, conservation areas, listed buildings, local biodiversity sites and the Newbattle Strategic Greenspace Safeguard. ... More
    Closes 1 October 2024
  • Local Development Plan 2 Activity - Propose Site for Development

    When selecting sites for development, the Council will consider a range of factors and will use a variety of datasets to make recommendations to Elected Members (Councillors) on those for inclusion in the next Midlothian Local Development Plan (MLDP2). The Council will use its Site Selection M ethodology to assess the suitability of proposed sites. It is available further down this page, under "Related". The methodology has been published here to inform parties of the approach... More
    Closes 1 October 2024
  • Penicuik Town Hall Tales - your Town Hall story

    We are seeking memories of the Cowan Institute/Penicuik Town Hall in years past and even more recent times! You can submit memories from you, your family or friends. 'Cowan Institute' or Penicuik Town Hall or was gifted by the Cowan Papermaking family to the town as a workers institute in 1894. Town Hall Tales is part of activities to celebrate the 130th anniversary in November & December 2024. More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Development Plan Scheme 16

    This is the approved Development Plan Scheme Number 16 (DPS16) for Midlothian. The DPS sets out Midlothian Council’s programme for preparing the next Midlothian Local Development Plan (MLDP2). The DPS also includes a Participation Statement, which outlines future engagement on MLDP2. A link to download the approved DPS16 as a PDF document is at the foot of this page under the heading "Related". The Council wishes to receive your comments and views on DPS16, including the... More
    Closes 1 March 2025
  • Midlothian Employability Services - 2024

    The Scottish Government has given our Local Employability Partnership (LEP) funding to support people to get a job, or get a better job, and to support employers to give paid experiences to local people. We offer this support across Midlothian through the Council and our partners. If you have been supported to get a job, or taken steps towards getting a job, or support to get into education, training or volunteering we would like to hear about your experience. More
    Closes 31 March 2025
  • Self-Build Housing Register

    The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (Section 16E) requires planning authorities to prepare and maintain a list of people interested in acquiring land in the Authority’s area for self-build housing, and to publish that information. Self-build housing is where a person commissions or is personally involved in the design and construction of a dwelling intended to be their main residence. If you are interested acquiring land... More
    Closes 31 December 2026
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