We are committed to providing accessible services which meet the needs and expectations of our customers. To do this, we regularly carry out consultation exercises across a range of services and topics.

Have your say about East Ayrshire and take part in our consultations.

We welcome your comments and suggestions.

Open consultations

Open consultation information
Consultation Closing date
Boundary Commission Proposals 8 December 2021
Climate Change Strategy - we want to hear your views on both our climate change strategy and climate change as a whole 12 November 2021
Mauchline Tree Preservation Order No.1 2021 (PDF 6825Kb) (Land to north and north east of Nether Walk and East Park Avenue 25 October 2021  at 4pm
Rugby Park Match Day Parking (Consultation is published on the Ayrshire Roads Alliance website) 30 October 2021
Draft Flood Risk Management Strategies and Local Flood Risk Management Plans (Consultation is published on the Ayrshire Roads Alliance website) 31 October 2021
Mauchline Tree Preservation Order No.2 2021 (PDF 901Kb) (Land to north of Nether Walk and Netherplace Quadrant 5 November 2021 at 4pm
Draft Statement of Principles under the Gambling Act 2005 8 November 2021

Closed consultations

Closed consultation information
ConsultationDate closed
Active Travel Strategy 17 October 2021
Stopping up order Hannahston Avenue and Mill O'Shield Road 25 August 2021
Proposed housing development, Kilmarnock Road, Mauchline (Consultation is published on the MAST Architects website) 19 July 2021
Relocation of secondary element of Willowbank School  25 June 2021
East Ayrshire Minerals Local Development Plan 14 May 2021 

Proposals for the Kilmarnock 'Green Infinity Loop' - a figure of eight network of pathways comprising 26km around the town with a Spinal Route from north to south through the town centre, linking into the circular route.

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9 May 2021
Darvel and Priestland Placemaking Consultation 7 May 2021
Stopping up order for former opencast coal site at Greenburn 14 April 2021
East Ayrshire Draft Recreation Plan (East Ayrshire Leisure) 12 April 2021
Mauchline Placemaking 30 March 2021

Local Landscape Area

26 March 2021

Auchinleck Placemaking

12 March 2021

Budget Conversations 2021/22

We want to hear your Vibrant Voices to help us find the right balance when Elected Members set our budget in March 2021.

21 February 2021
Development Plan Scheme 2021 12 February 2021
Strategic Plan 2021-30: Health and Social Care Partnership 12 February 2021
Piersland Park, Kilmarnock - Conservation Area Consultation  5 February 2021
Rent Consultation 2021-2022 15 January 2021
East Ayrshire Local Development Plan (LDP2) - Call for Site Information 13 November 2020

Proposed housing development within Drongan - MAST Architects

30 October 2020
Residents' permit parking scheme in Kilmarnock  4 October 2020
Local Development Plan 2 (LDP2) 31 July 2020
Development plan scheme 2020 17 April 2020
Children and Young People's Draft Service Plan 2020-23 19 March 2020
Dalrymple, Skeldon and Hollybush final consultation 12 March 2020
New Cumnock Placemaking final consultation 12 March 2020
Budget Conversations - we want to hear your Vibrant Voices to help us find the right balance when Elected Members set our budget on 5 March 2020. 21 February 2020
North West Kilmarnock Placemaking final consultation 14 February 2020
Dalrymple and Hollybush Placemaking 30 January 2020
New Cumnock Placemaking 30 January 2020
Rent setting proposals for 2020-21 10 January 2020
Sexual entertainment venues (SEV) - licensing 6 December 2019
Theatres Act 1968 - licensing 6 December 2019
Gaelic learning for adults: survey for learners 30 November 2019
Kilmarnock Creative Industries 6 November 2019
Galston Town Centre Health Check 10 October 2019
Dalmellington Town Centre Health Check 10 October 2019
Stewarton Town Centre Health Check 10 October 2019
Cumnock Town Centre Health Check 10 October 2019
North West Kilmarnock Placemaking 9 October 2019
Kilmarnock Town Centre Health Check 30 September 2019
Galleon centre 30 August 2019
Local housing strategy 2019-2024 23 August 2019
Review of parking arrangements 10 May 2019
Mauchline Conservation Area Appraisal 12 April 2019
SPT Regional Transport Strategy - Public Survey 20 March 2019
St Sophia's Primary School 1 March 2019
Landscape Partnership Call for Projects 28 February 2019
Taxi fares structure 26 February 2019
Budget 2019-20 15 February 2019
New policy on domestic abuse 11 February 2019
DVLA Group 2 medical standards and medical assessments 11 January 2019
Rent setting proposals for 2019-20 11 January 2019
Digital strategy survey 4 January 2019
Catrine placemaking 30 November 2018
Ochiltree placemaking 30 November 2018
Brexit and Scottish Rural Communities November 2018
Polling Districts and Places Review 23 November 2018
Gaelic language plan 2019-2023 18 November 2018
Ayrshire mental health conversation 17 September 2018

East Ayrshire Minerals Local Development Plan

14 September 2018

Draft Statement of Licensing Policy

7 September 2018

Informal Consultation Local Development Plan - Ochiltree Placemaking

7 September 2018

Informal Consultation Local Development Plan - Catrine Placemaking

7 September 2018

Galston Town Centre redevelopment consultation

31 July 2018

Pan-Ayrshire British Sign Language (BSL) Plan

6 July 2018

Review of cemeteries and churchyards management rules

27 June 2018

Local Development Plan - Placemaking Newmilns and Greenholm

8 June 2018

Community consultation: Alcohol in East Ayrshire

31 May 2018

Local Development Plan - Waterside Conservation Area Appraisal

18 May 2018

Early Learning and Childcare Survey 2018

23 March 2018

Cumnock bus station improvement scheme

28 February 2018

Supplementary planning guidance

  • East Ayrshire Housing Market Area
  • Householder Development Design Guidance
  • Housing in the Countryside
  • Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas
5 February 2018

Kilmarnock bus station improvement scheme

26 January 2018

Vibrant voices - together we can transform East Ayrshire

19 January 2018

Rent setting proposals for 2018/19

12 January 2018

Revised statement of licensing policy

22 December 2017

2018 Review of UK Parliament Constituencies in Scotland

11 December 2017

Kilmarnock town centre improvements

29 November 2017

Supplementary planning guidance

  • Heat Generation
  • Masterplanning Design Guidance
  • Planning for Wind Energy
  • Public and Private Green Infrastructure/Open Space Standards

Non-statutory planning guidance for consultation:

  • Community Benefits from Wind Energy Development
13 October 2017
Review of pet shop licence conditions 25 September 2017
Income maximisation policy (formerly known as Rent Arrears Recovery Policy) 1 September 2017
Tenant participation strategy 1 September 2017
Common housing allocation policy review 31 July 2017
Local development plan 2 - call for sites 28 July 2017
Taxi fares structure 14 April 2017

Supplementary planning guidance:

  • dark sky park lighting
  • development contributions
  • display of advertisements
  • shopfront design
 7 April 2017
Future East Ayrshire 31 March 2017
Main issues report - minerals local development plan 21 February 2017
Rent Consultation 2017-18 13 January 2017
Boundary Commission Proposals 11 January 2017
A Blueprint for 2020: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland 9 January 2017
Re-zoning of non-denominational education in Kilmarnock and surrounding area (Annanhill, Gargieston and Crosshouse Primary Schools) 13 December 2016
Budget consultation proposals 2017/18 16 November 2016
Draft East Ayrshire Tourism Action Plan 23 September 2016
Draft Dalmellington Conservation Area Appraisal 12 September 2016
East Ayrshire Minerals Local Development Plan 9 August 2016
Supplementary Guidance on Community Benefits for Onshore Wind Energy Development 3 June 2016
Draft State of the Environment Report  1 April 2016
Participation and Engagement Strategy 4 March 2016
Early Learning and Childcare Services survey 5 February 2016
Children and Young People's Service Plan 22 May 2015
Proposal for change to school catchment areas in North West Kilmarnock and Kilmaurs 27 March 2015
Relocation of St Sophia's Primary School Consultation 27 March 2015
Knockroon Learning and Enterprise Campus
(including a merged primary school, incorporating Greenmill Primary School and Early Childhood Centre
and Barshare Primary School, Supported Learning Centre and Early Childhood Centre; Hillside School,
and a merged Auchinleck Academy and Cumnock Academy and Supported Learning Centre)
27 March 2015
Health and Social Care Strategic Plan 2015-18   23 February 2015
Energy Strategy and Carbon Management Programme 22 August 2014
Proposed merger of Barshare Primary School, SLC and ECC and Greenmill Primary School and ECC consultation 28 March 2014
Proposed merger of Bellfield Primary School and Kirkstyle Primary School consultation 28 March 2014
Gaelic education for 3-18 years consultation 28 March 2014
Extended Early Learning and Childcare hours 29 November 2013
Economic development strategy consultation 26 July 2013
New Kilmarnock school 28 June 2013
Draft Gaelic Language Plan 7 March 2013
Reshaping the future of older people's services 15 February 2013
St John's Primary School, Cumnock and St Patrick's Primary School, Auchinleck 25 January 2013

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 7BU
Contact us online: www.eastayrshi.re/contactus
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Telephone: 01563 554400
Textphone: 01563 576167
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