Issue details

Adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement

Following public consultation, the Statement of Community Involvement (as amended) is brought back for consideration of any issues raised. The purpose is to adopt the Statement of Community Involvement and use it to ensure engagement of communities and other interested parties in the preparation of the local plan and other policy documents, consideration of planning applications, enforcement and other areas of planning.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/09/2023

Decision due: 20 Feb 2024 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Open to Business

Lead director: Corporate Director of Community Development

Contact: Steve Wilson, Planning Policy and Conservation Manager Email: Email:

Consultation process

The Planning Service uses its consultee database that holds the details of persons and organisations who have expressed an interest in being involved in the local plan and other planning policy matters. Consultation takes place with all these entrants by means of the online local plan portal or their other preferred means of contact.


The draft Statement of Community Involvement is subject to consultation with the community and other interested organisations, developers and businesses in accordance with the Town and Planning Regulations and legislation.

Agenda items


  • Adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement