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  • Review of Scheme of Establishment of Community Councils

    The Scheme of Establishment sets out the rules and guidance for the establishment and running of community councils in Perth and Kinross. We are undertaking a periodic review of the Scheme to ensure it is fit for purpose in 2024. This consultation is open to anyone with an interest. More
    Closed 25 August 2023
  • Proposed Short-term let Control Area and Draft Planning Guidance

    Affordability and availability of housing is a known pressure particularly in rural areas of Perth and Kinross. Some communities have expressed concern over the levels of short-term lets and the potential impacts of these on the provision of local services, local business staffing and expansion as well as housing affordability. This consultation seeks views on whether the Council should introduce a Short-Term Let Control Area for parts of Perth and Kinross to help address... More
    Closed 18 August 2023
  • Perth and Kinross Council Draft Developer Contribution and Affordable Housing Supplementary Guidance (2023)

    The Developer Contributions and Affordable Housing Supplementary Guidance supports Policy 5: Infrastructure Contributions and Policy 20: Affordable Housing in the Perth and Kinross Local Development Plan 2 (2019). It includes the legal and policy background and details the contribution requirements towards Primary Education, Auchterarder A9 Junction Improvements and Transport Infrastructure. The Guidance also details the Council's Affordable Housing requirement. The... More
    Closed 4 August 2023
  • Den of Alyth Management Plan Public Consultation

    Since 2018 a number of public consultation events and meetings have taken place asking for views on what matters most for the future management of the Den o' Alyth. Following on from our previous community consultation which ran from February to April 2021, we have now prepared a draft Management Plan, which takes these views into account, along with historical data and information from previous management plans. It has been a long journey to get to this... More
    Closed 31 July 2023
  • Parent and Carer Anti-Bullying Consultation

    Perth and Kinross schools and learning communities should be safe, secure, healthy and happy places for our children and young people to attend. They should benefit from learning environments which are free from intimidation, harassment and fear and where bullying behaviour is unacceptable. Perth & Kinross Council's Anti-Bullying Strategy was agreed in 2013, and clearly sets out how the schools will deal with reported incidents of bullying and bullying behaviour. We are currently... More
    Closed 26 July 2023
  • Tayside Suicide? Help! Website and Mobile App

    The Tayside Suicide? Help! website and mobile app provide a range of information for people aged over 16 who are living with thoughts of suicide, people offering support and for those affected by suicide. We are seeking your views on the website/app. You do not need to have used the website or app prior to this survey. All feedback is welcome. You can view the website at https://www.suicidehelp.co.uk/ or download the app at ... More
    Closed 24 July 2023
  • Craigie Burn Flood Protection Study Community Events

    Perth & Kinross Council has been carrying out a flood study on the Craigie Burn, Perth and is seeking the views of the community on the draft outputs. Community drop-in sessions are being held on 20 and 28 June 2023 at the Dewars Centre (Hay Room, 2-8pm). These event will allow the community to view and comment on the extensive work carried out as part of the Craigie Burn Flood Study , including: · Flood risk and flooding mechanisms... More
    Closed 16 July 2023
  • Review of Perth and Kinross Licensing Board Policy Statement 2023

    Perth and Kinross Licensing Board is required under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 to prepare and publish a Licensing Policy Statement which the Board must have regard to when exercising their functions under that Act. Perth and Kinross Licensing Board is now undertaking a review in order to prepare and publish its fifth Policy Statement. Once finalised, the Policy Statement will have effect until 5 November 2028. The Board would welcome responses from any interested... More
    Closed 7 July 2023
  • The Big Place Conversation – Let’s Talk Transport

    Our Transportation and Development Team would like you to share your thoughts and experiences on the transport network to help identify further problems and opportunities as presented in our Let’s Talk Transport, main issues report. This will allow us to develop a robust evidence base to inform the draft Mobility Strategy. More
    Closed 11 June 2023
  • Rent Setting 2024/25 - Your Rent, Your Say, Your Priorities

    Our rent setting process for 2024/25 starts here! It’s very important we understand what matters to you, our tenants, when it comes to how we invest in your homes and in the housing services we deliver for you. This survey tells us what you think we should prioritise your rent money on. We are asking you to tell us what your main priorities are from the information detailed in this consultation. More
    Closed 2 June 2023
  • Balhousie Primary School & Site Usage

    Balhousie Primary School is closing in June 2023 and will be replaced with Riverside Primary School which the Balhousie pupils will attend. The empty Balhousie Primary School building needs to find a new purpose. The building is listed, which means it is recognised for its historic architectural value. This will mean that for its next use, the building will need to retain the features identified as historically important. More
    Closed 30 April 2023
  • Proposed Lease of Shop, 2 North Port, Perth, PH1 5LU

    The aim of the consultation is to provide an opportunity to comment on the proposal for a lease to be granted to Taste Talk Limited for the commercial property at 2 North Port, Perth. It is proposed that a lease be granted with the following terms: The proposed start date is 28 May 2023. The lease duration is for a period of 5 years. Both landlord and tenant will have a break option on the third anniversary of... More
    Closed 26 April 2023
  • Rumbling Bridge Management Plan Public Consultation

    Rumbling Bridge Gorge is an attractive woodland site. The River Devon falls steeply through the gorge at this point and there are fine views of the Devil’s Mill and the Rumbling Bridge itself. A riverside path leads on upstream to the Crook of Devon and there are a number of other paths to explore nearby. The Rumbling Bridge Management Plan is a new plan and will guide Community Greenspace’s management of the area from 2023 until 2028. More
    Closed 24 April 2023
  • Black Spout Wood Management Plan Public Consultation

    Black Spout Wood is located at the south east end of Pitlochry. It covers an area of almost 22 hectares, of which roughly 18 hectares is owned by the Council and 3.5 hectares leased from Pitlochry Estate. It's currently managed as an attractive, accessible, ecologically important woodland and provides a natural space for exercise and community interaction. The Black Spout Woods Management Plan is a new plan and will guide Community Greenspace’s... More
    Closed 24 April 2023
  • Draft Common Good Land Register

    Under the terms of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, every Local Authority in Scotland is duty bound to prepare and publish a comprehensive register of all Common Good assets within their ownership. Common Good Common good assets are the heritable (land and buildings) and moveable (paintings, furniture, etc.) property that belonged to the former Burghs of Scotland. Common Good assets are owned by the local authority, although administered separately from other... More
    Closed 23 April 2023
  • Flooding on Cavendish Avenue/Gray Street, Perth

    The Council and Scottish Water are holding a community drop in session in the Hay Suite, Dewars Centre, Perth on 23 March 2023. The aim of this drop-in session is to provide you with more information on the joint investigation work carried out to date into the flooding around Cavendish Avenue and Gray Street , including: the potential options considered ; to discuss the... More
    Closed 13 April 2023
  • Grant of servitude rights over ground at Low Road, Cherrybank, Perth

    Grant of servitude rights over ground at Low Road, Cherrybank, Perth Common Good/Open Space land at Low Road, Perth What is proposed? Perth and Kinross Council propose to grant rights over two areas of open space land at Low Road, Perth, to Craigie Hill Golf Club to enable the Club (subject to planning) to carry out widening and reconfiguration works to the road leading to the Golf Club (such rights being... More
    Closed 7 April 2023
  • Dunkeld Flood Protection Study Consultation Event

    Perth & Kinross Council has been carrying out a flood study for the Dunkeld area and is seeking the views of the community on the draft outputs. All of the details relating to the study can be found in the Council’s newsletter (below) which has also been distributed to local residents and businesses. More
    Closed 10 March 2023
  • Blairgowrie Surface Water Management Plan - Community Survey

    We are keen to consult with local residents and businesses in Blairgowrie & Rattray regarding flooding due to surface water and the Rattray Burn. We have recently engaged consulting engineers, RSK/Binnie's, to develop the surface water management plan for Blairgowrie . This work will involve reviewing and modelling existing flood conditions and the consideration of potential measures to address flood risk. This is an identified action within the current Tay Local Flood Risk... More
    Closed 5 February 2023
  • Corporate Plan and Budget 2023-2024

    As a Council we are committed to serving the people and communities of Perth and Kinross and delivering the best possible services that we can within the resources at our disposal. In doing this we recognise that we need to continually consider what makes the biggest difference to those in the greatest need. The pandemic has only added to the significant and increasingly complex challenges we face. The equalities gap we were working to address has widened and... More
    Closed 29 January 2023
  • Rent Level Options for 2023/24

    Each year, in partnership with our tenants, we review the rent levels we charge for the Housing Services we provide. These annual reviews are necessary to ensure that we continue to meet our duties to you as a landlord, respond to your priorities and maintain high levels of service delivery. For the sixth year we are consulting and engaging with you over the level of rent to be set for the next year - 2023/24. We want to give all tenants a voice in decisions that affect you, your... More
    Closed 24 December 2022
  • Autism Strategy Consultation

    Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership are commencing work on devising a new local policy for Autism following the end of the ten-year Scottish Autism Strategy produced by the Scottish Government. The vision was that, by 2021: 'Individuals on the autism spectrum are respected, accepted and valued by their communities and have confidence in services to treat them fairly so that they are able to have meaningful and satisfying lives . ’ The... More
    Closed 23 December 2022
  • Flooding on Feus Road, Perth

    The Council and Scottish Water recently held a community drop in session at the Caley Bowling Club, Feus Road on 01 November 2022. The aim of this drop-in session was to provide you with more information on the joint investigation work carried out to date into the flooding at Feus Road , including: the potential options considered ; to discuss the operational response to... More
    Closed 30 November 2022
  • Managed for Wildlife Trials 2022

    To improve biodiversity and help mitigate climate change we will be managing some areas in selected parks and other open spaces in a special way in 2022 on a trial basis. We will be managing areas within 8 sites with a view to improving these for native flowers, bees, butterflies and other wildlife by cutting the grass once in September/October and removing the trimmings. In addition, selected areas within 37 sites will be allowed to naturalise which will also help reduce... More
    Closed 31 October 2022
  • Gypsy/Traveller Site Standards

    The Gypsy/ Traveller Site Standards guidance note provides guidance on how applications for private permanent sites or short/seasonal stay sites can address Policy 21 in Local Development Plan 2. As well as providing detail on the policy it gives applicants an overview of when permission is required and what other requirements are needed including licenses and building permits. The guidance does not address short term stopping places. More
    Closed 2 October 2022
  • Invergowrie Natural Flood Management Study

    Perth & Kinross Council has been carrying out a natural flood management (NFM) study for the Invergowrie area and is seeking the views of the community on the draft outputs. All of the details relating to the study can be found in the Council’s newsletter (below) which has also been distributed to local residents and businesses. More
    Closed 25 September 2022
  • Perth & Kinross Local Housing Strategy 2022-27: Draft Vision, Priorities and Actions

    Welcome to this consultation which seeks your views on the draft vision, priorities and actions for the new Perth & Kinross Local Housing Strategy (LHS). Housing plays a vital role in meeting the needs of local people, communities and the economy. Giving people the right housing for them, in the right place, at the right cost, vastly improves their life chances. We are required by the Scottish Government to have an LHS, which is reviewed and updated... More
    Closed 9 September 2022
  • Carer Strategy Consultation

    This consultation is hosted by PKC in partnership with: We want to hear the views of unpaid carers across Perth and Kinross. Our Joint Carer Strategy has been in place since 2019 and we want to refresh it so that we can provide improved support to unpaid carers. We need carers to tell us what works for them and what more support they would like. The following video tells you more about carers and why we are asking for your views. More
    Closed 31 August 2022
  • Short Term Let Licensing Scheme Consultation

    Provide us with your views on the new short term let licensing scheme Earlier this year the Scottish Parliament approved legislation to introduce a new mandatory licensing scheme for short term let properties. It is due to come into effect on 1 October 2022. The short term let licensing scheme will apply to a wide range of accommodation including self-catered properties, B&B’s, guest houses, glamping pods and yurts. Responses to this consultation will... More
    Closed 25 August 2022
  • Victory Park, Bridge of Earn – Consultation

    Perth & Kinross Council look after over 160 play areas across the region, from large facilities at our major parks to rural and local play areas right on your doorstep. Victory Park in Bridge of Earn has now come to the top of our list and to make improvements which suit everybody's needs, we're asking you to take part in our small survey and consultation. More
    Closed 28 July 2022
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