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  • Behind the News - Short Lets Licensing

    The Council is reminding operators of temporary and holiday accommodation that its consultation on short term lets licensing ends on 7 August, and has published an FAQ.

    25 July 2022

  • Call for big ideas for Dounby

    Call for big ideas for Dounby

    Residents of Dounby are being urged to submit ideas and visions for development in their community, as part of ongoing work to create a ‘place plan’ to capture future ambitions for the village and surrounding area.

    19 May 2022

  • Come along and chat with us about the Orkney Marine Plan

    Come along and chat with us about the Orkney Marine Plan

    Our Marine Planning team will be visiting Stronsay, Hoy, Sanday and Westray over the next few weeks to discuss the development of the plan.

    As well as the public sessions they will also be visiting school pupils to hear their views on our marine environment. 

    14 April 2022

  • Finstown traffic consultation reminder

    Finstown traffic consultation reminder

    The online consultation into potential future options for reducing traffic speeds and improving pedestrian safety in Finstown closes on Monday (21 March) at 9am.

    10 March 2022

  • Have your say on Finstown traffic concerns and options

    Have your say on Finstown traffic concerns and options

    The Orkney public will be able to voice their thoughts and concerns about traffic in Finstown when a consultation website opens next week (7 March).

     

    07 March 2022

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