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  • 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
  • Perth and Kinross Climate Action: Community Engagement Programme

    Let’s Tackle Climate Change Together! Perth and Kinross Council's Climate Change Team are asking all community groups to complete this questionnaire and tell us about how you would like to engage with the council and other community groups undertaking climate action. Click the link at the bottom of this page to complete the questionnaire to help us understand how community groups would like to engage. Why Take Part? Your views matter to us! We want to... More
    Closed 24 June 2022
  • Digital Participation 2022

    Perth & Kinross Council are seeking views on digital participation, and by this we mean access to the internet and using digital technology. The Council are keen to understand levels of access across the Council area, the barriers to this, and what could be done to improve this. More
    Closed 24 June 2022
  • Sale of 82 square metres of land, private parking, Myre Cottage, 11 Smith Street, Kinross

    The aim of the consultation is to provide an opportunity to comment on the proposal for a disposal of ground to the owners of Myre Cottage, Smith Street, Kinross. The Council sold the residential dwelling, Myre Cottage in 1967, and the area has been utilised for the purpose of property access and parking by the current and previous owners of Myre Cottage since that time. The subjects are shown outlined in red on the plan attached. It is proposed that Perth & Kinross... More
    Closed 3 June 2022
  • Rent Setting 2023/24 - Your Rent, Your Say, Your Priorities

    Our rent setting process for 2023/24 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 2022
  • Accessibility Strategy for all schools in Perth and Kinross Council

    This strategy is for all those involved in the education of pupils with disabilities, either as a professional, such as a member of staff within the Education Authority or associated services, or as a family member of a child or young person with a disability, or as someone who supports or advocates for them in either a professional or personal capacity. The Education (Disability Strategies and Pupils Education Records) (Scotland) Act 2002 requires all Education Authorities to... More
    Closed 13 May 2022
  • Birks of Aberfeldy Management Plan Public Consultation

    We are consulting on a new Management Plan for the Birks of Aberfeldy. This Plan will guide our management of the site for the next 5 years and has been drawn up in consultation with the Birks of Aberfeldy Community Group, Nature Scot and others. We’re consulting now as we would like a broader endorsement of the proposals and action plan set out within the Plan and to improve it by taking on board the views of the wider community. More
    Closed 17 April 2022
  • Lease of Land 0.140 Acres, Weighbridge Site, Harbour Road, Perth

    The aim of the consultation is to provide an opportunity to comment on the proposal for a lease to be granted to Calport Limited of an area of land extending to 0.140 acres together with weighbridge and associated buildings at Harbour Road Perth. This is to replace an existing lease to Calport Limited which has been in place since 28 th May 1992 and is due to expire 27 th May 2022. The leased subjects are shown outlined in red on the following plan. The... More
    Closed 14 April 2022
  • Perth Surface Water Management Plan - Community Survey

    We are keen to consult with residents and businesses in Perth with regards to surface water flooding. Surface water flooding typically occurs when rainwater does not drain away through the normal drainage systems or soak into the ground but lies on or flows over the ground itself. The risk of surface water flooding is expected to increase due to the impacts of climate change, with rain storms (particularly in the summer) becoming more frequent and intense. ... More
    Closed 1 April 2022
  • Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2022

    Perth & Kinross Council Housing Services is committed to listening to you and using your views to continually improve the services we provide. To help us achieve this we regularly carry out tenant satisfaction surveys. The survey asks for your views on the services we provide, how we communicate with you, priorities on how we spend your rent money and how happy you are with your home and neighbourhood. This will allow us to develop Housing Services in line with... More
    Closed 31 March 2022
  • Period Products in Perth and Kinross

    Have your say on free period products in Perth and Kinross! Whether you have used the free period products scheme or not, we want to hear from you. As you might know, free period products have been available in Perth and Kinross for a few years now. You can access them in schools, and from lots of different facilities. We know that 2020/21 was an unusual year for lots of reasons, and your situation might have changed since we last asked for your thoughts ... More
    Closed 25 March 2022
  • Alyth Natural Flood Management Study

    We are keen to consult with residents regarding their experiences of flooding in Alyth. We have recently engaged consulting engineers, AECOM, to carry out a natural flood management study for Alyth. This work will involve reviewing and modelling existing flood conditions and the consideration of potential natural measures to address flood risk. This is an identified action within the current Tay Local Flood Risk Management Plan (which can be viewed at: ). ... More
    Closed 18 March 2022
  • Food Waste Survey #FoodWasteEqualsClimateChange

    Reducing our Food Waste is a really easy way to do our bit to reduce climate change. For the average household in Perth and Kinross, with 3 kerbside bins (blue, brown and green), one third of their general waste bin is filled with food waste – and a large proportion of this is still edible. To help and encourage householders to reduce the amount of avoidable food waste produced, and to assist householders in diverting unavoidable food waste from landfill, Perth & Kinross... More
    Closed 14 February 2022
  • 1140 hours - Early Learning & Childcare Consultation

    Since February 2021, Perth & Kinross Council has been meeting the requirement to deliver 1140 funded hours of Early Learning and Childcare to all eligible children. Perth & Kinross Education and Children’s Services has developed 11 ELC communities with each offering a range of ELC options including local authority, partner provider and childminder settings. These settings aim to offer high quality learning experiences and flexible hours that suit families’ needs. This Consultation seeks... More
    Closed 5 February 2022
  • Perth and Kinross Local Housing Strategy for 2022-27

    The Local Housing Strategy (LHS) for Perth and Kinross is being updated, and we want you to tell us your thoughts on housing in the area. The LHS sets out how we and our partners will address housing issues and demand in our area over the next five years. Our LHS for 2016-21 is coming to an end, and so a new strategy is now being drafted. The new LHS will provide our vision for delivering housing across Perth and Kinross beween 2022-27, as well as... More
    Closed 31 January 2022
  • Davis Park Play Area 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. Davis Park play area in Kinross has now come to the top of our list and in order to make improvements which suit everybody's needs, we're asking you to take part in our small survey and consultation. More
    Closed 31 January 2022
  • Loch Leven Special Protection Area and Ramsar Site Guidance

    The Loch Leven Special Protection Area and Ramsar Site Guidance relates to the protection of the Loch Leven Catchment Area. Loch Leven is designated as a Special Protection Area (SPA) and RAMSAR site. SPA and RAMSAR sites are internationally important wildlife sites. The guidance provides advice on the implementation of Policy 46 in the Local Development Plan 2. It describes the steps new development must take to protect the loch and setting out the information to be provided in planning... More
    Closed 24 January 2022
  • Auchterarder Public Space CCTV

    Auchterarder Community Council has identified funding to introduce Public Space CCTV in Auchterarder. As part of the Privacy Impact Assessment it is important to establish how people in Auchterarder feel about the proposal and if they are supportive. Background Perth & Kinross Council’s Public Space CCTV has been in operation for around 20 years and is monitored by Police Scotland. The Council's CCTV system currently consists of 35 cameras, mainly located... More
    Closed 14 January 2022
  • Craigie Burn Flood Study

    We are keen to consult with residents regarding their experiences of flooding within the Craigie Burn catchment of Perth. In December 2015, SEPA published the Tay Flood Risk Management (FRM) Strategy and in June 2016, the Council published the Tay Local FRM Plan. Both of these documents can be viewed at and include the requirement for a flood protection study for the Craigie Burn as one of the selected actions for managing flood risk in the area. ... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Customer Service Centre - Customer Satisfaction

    The Customer Service Centre would like you to tell us about your recent experience when you contacted us or used one of our online services, please provide us with this invaluable feedback. Your feedback will help us to review and improve the service that we provide. The online survey (link below will take around 5 minutes to complete and you can save and return at a later time to complete it. The survey is not intended to capture personal information. However, if you enter... More
    Opened 1 January 2022
  • Rent Level Options for 2022/23

    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. Any increase in rent is required to cover any additional costs such as inflation and price increases for stock and supplies, and to ensure we have enough money to maintain your home and... More
    Closed 24 December 2021
  • Perth & Kinross Council Budget Consultation 2022/23

    Like all councils, we are preparing for very significant financial challenges ahead. Inflation continues to push up prices we pay for supplies such as energy and materials, as well as wages. The funding we receive has not kept pace with this inflation. There is also more demand on our services than ever before as we work to support a growing older population as well as recover from the global Covid-19 pandemic. There are increasing restrictions on the areas where we can make savings.... More
    Closed 19 December 2021
  • School Exclusion Zones

    Perth & Kinross Council is seeking your opinion on our recently installed and planned School Exclusion Zones throughout the region. An example of one of these in action is shown in this video: More
    Closed 14 December 2021
  • Visitor Management in Rural Areas

    Organisations across Scotland have come together to develop a nation-wide approach to visitor management, developing a Visitor Management Strategy for Scotland. This strategy identified five national visitor management hotspots, one of which is Highland Perthshire. The Perth and Kinross Visitor Management Group leads a co-ordinated approach to visitor management. The group has three sub-groups for Enforcement, Infrastructure, and Information. The partnership... More
    Closed 30 November 2021
  • Planning for Nature: Development Management and Wildlife Guide

    Planning for Nature sets out the information applicants are expected to submit with planning applications on all scales to address Policy 41: Biodiversity in Local Development Plan 2. Planning Officers will use this guidance when they assess applications to make sure that proposals consider protected areas, wildlife and habitats, trees and woodland, early in the design process, and that measures to protect, support and enhance biodiversity are shown through the submitted designs. ... More
    Closed 31 October 2021
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