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

Consultation Closing date
Income maximisation policy (formerly known as Rent Arrears Recovery Policy) 1 September 2017
Tenant participation strategy 1 September 2017
School meals survey - for parents -
School transport survey - for parents -

School crossing patroller


Closed consultations

Consultation Date closed
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
Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland consultation on ward boundaries 22 October 2015
New rent structure 28 August 2015
Proposal to alter taxi fares structure 24 July 2015
Children and Young People's Service Plan 22 May 2015
East Ayrshire Local Development Plan (EALDP) Proposed Plan 24 April 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
Consultation on the Community Plan and the Environmental Report relating to the East Ayrshire Community Plan  5 March 2015
Health and Social Care Strategic Plan 2015-18  23 February 2015
Energy Strategy and Carbon Management Programme 22 August 2014
Community Plan Review 2014/15 – Community, Voluntary and Business Sector Survey 30 April 2014
Ayrshire and Arran Sensory Locality plan 1 May 2014
Kilmarnock permit parking scheme 4 April 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
East Ayrshire community survey N/A
School meals survey 6 February 2014
NHS Ayrshire and Arran's Healthy Weight Strategy 31 January 2014
Extended Early Learning and Childcare hours 29 November 2013
Future East Ayrshire...continuing the conversation 18 November 2013
Statement of Licensing Policy 2013-16 2 September 2013
Economic development strategy consultation 26 July 2013
New Kilmarnock school 28 June 2013
Future communities ... the next steps 30 May 2013
Future Cumnock ... the next steps 2 May 2013
Draft Gaelic Language Plan 7 March 2013
Reshaping the future of older people's services 15 February 2013
Licensing conditions for animal boarding establishments 31 January 2013
East Ayrshire local development plan - Main Issues Report 25 January 2013 
St John's Primary School, Cumnock and
St Patrick's Primary School, Auchinleck
25 January 2013
Future East Ayrshire budget 2012-2017 16 November 2012

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01563 576000
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0845 724 00 00 (5ppm plus your phone providers access charge)
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