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Planning Control Areas for short-term lets

Your local council can make some or all of their region a short term let 'control area'. This means you need planning permission as a part of your licence to let out your whole accommodation in these areas.

City of Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh is the only local council with a 'control area' right now. This covers the whole of the local council area. 

Local councils without control areas 

If your accommodation is not in a 'control area', and you do not have planning permission, you may still need this to apply for a short-term let licence.

You should check this with the local council planning department.

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