- Published: 26 October 2015 26 October 2015
As requested at the public meeting last week, here are instructions for submitting an objection to the India Buildings development.
IMPORTANT: these will be accepted only until Friday 20 November (midnight, if emailed) - please note that the deadline has been extended.
Your objections can be POSTED, EMAILED or MADE ONLINE (on the Council’s Planning Portal).
SAMPLE LETTER OF OBJECTION (link below):
The same text in the sample letter can be used for emailing an objection or commenting online. Choose the grounds (linked to the relevant Council policies) on which you wish to object and the order in which they appear; you do not have to object on all these grounds.
Please rewrite and add your own comments as you see fit but be sure to include the application reference and address, your address, the date and the statement ‘I object…’
Postal address (or by hand) is:
Head of Planning and Building Standards,
Services for Communities,
4 East Market Street,
Edinburgh, EH8 8BG
TO OBJECT (COMMENT) ONLINE:Go to www.edinburgh.gov.uk/PlanningandDevelopmentOnline
In the search box put 15/04445/FUL
Click on the 'Comments' tab
Add your details and objection (be sure to tick ‘object’)
The same needs to be done for the associated applications 15/04555/CON & 15/04437/LBC
Note: keep a separate record of your objection.
Below is a link to a sample objection letter regarding the India Buildings Development in Edinburgh's Old Town. It is also available in plain text format, on the additional link below that.
Either download or open the PDF link and print, or follow the plain text link and copy and paste what you need.