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Consultations

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.

You can also view other consultations relating to East Ayrshire at Ayrshire Roads Alliance: Consultations.

Open consultations
ConsultationClosing date
Improving wellbeing and care in East Ayrshire (Engagement East Ayrshire website) 7 June 2024
Governance and Scrutiny Committee survey Let us know what you think about the work of our Governance and Scrutiny Committee Ongoing
Closed consultations
ConsultationDate closed
Second Review of Scottish Parliament Boundaries - Revised Proposals (Boundaries Scotland website) 15 May 2024
Local Development Plan 2: Developer Contributions Supplementary Guidance 3 May 2024
The Foregate Civic Space, Kilmarnock (Sweco website) 31 March 2024
Leisure facilities in Auchinleck (Engagement East Ayrshire website) 22 January 2024
Rent setting proposals 2024/25 19 January 2024
Budget 2024/25 (Engagement East Ayrshire website) 15 December 2023
Polling Place review 24 November 2023
Kilmarnock Infinity Loop  (Ayrshire Roads Alliance website) 12 November 2023
Licencing Board: Statement of licensing policy 26 June 2023
Boundaries Scotland: Second Review of Scottish Parliament Boundaries 17 June 2023
Stopping up order of core path near Kirkford Bridge, Stewarton 31 May 2023
Gaelic language plan 2023-2028 27 April 2023
Proposed changes to the Housing Common Allocation Policy 24 April 2023
Stopping Up Order for Northcraigs Kilmarnock 19 April 2023
Mauchline conservation area management plan 10 March 2023
Budget consultation 2023/24 1 February 2023
Auchinleck Placemaking 9 December 2022
Darvel Placemaking 9 December 2022
A Development Framework for the Hagshaw Renewable Energy Cluster: Planning for Net Zero 9 December 2022
Short-term lets licensing policy statement 16 September 2022
Stopping up order at Kilmarnock Road, Mauchline 24 August 2022
Mauchline Conservation Area 29 July 2022

Proposed Local Development Plan 2

This includes separate consultations for:

  • Kilmarnock Development Framework
  • Stewarton Development Framework
  • The Dark Sky Park Lighting
  • Affordable Housing
  • Developer Contributions
  • Financial Guarantees
  • Community Benefits
 22 July 2022

Licensing of sexual entertainment venues

24 June 2022

Early learning and childcare

Statutory consultation for parents and carers with children under school age in their area

21 June 2022

Consultation on schools

  • Relocation of Willowbank Primary and addition of early years facilities
  • Incorporation of a Supported Learning Centre at Onthank campus
  • Addition of an Early Childhood Centre (ECC) at Mount Carmel Primary School
9 June 2022

A70 Ayr to Cumnock

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance, on behalf of East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils, has appointed Sweco as Lead Consultant to undertake a review of potential improvements that could be made to the A70 transport corridor from Cumnock to Ayr.

6 June 2022
Development Plan Scheme 29 April 2022
Access to free sanitary products 25 April 2022
Cultural Kilmarnock -

Mauchline Tree Preservation Order No.3 2021 (PDF 682Kb)

Land north and north west of Nether Place Quadrant, Mauchline

 7 February 2022 at 4pm
East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership - Partnership Provider Statement 17 December 2021
Hurlford Street Design Project 17 December 2021
Boundary Commission Proposals 8 December 2021
A Development Framework for the Hagshaw Energy Cluster - Planning for Net Zero 3 December 2021
Climate Change Strategy - we want to hear your views on both our climate change strategy and climate change as a whole 26 November 2021
Mauchline Tree Preservation Order No.2 2021 (PDF 901Kb) (Land to north of Nether Walk and Netherplace Quadrant) 5 November 2021 at 4pm
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
Active Travel Strategy 17 October 2021
Stopping up order Hannahston Avenue and Mill O'Shield Road 25 August 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.

Find out more and how to comment

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
East Ayrshire Local Development Plan (LDP2) - Call for Site Information 13 November 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
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
Local housing strategy 2019-2024 23 August 2019
Mauchline Conservation Area Appraisal 12 April 2019
Budget 2019-20 15 February 2019
Catrine placemaking 30 November 2018
Ochiltree placemaking 30 November 2018

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 7BU
Contact us online: www.eastayrshi.re/contactus
Save time, do it online: www.our.east-ayrshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01563 554400
Textphone: 01563 576167
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