Statement of Community Involvement

The Statement of Community Involvement sets out how the council intends to involve all sectors of the community in the planning process. It relates to the preparation of planning policy and the determination of planning applications. It explains how and with whom the council will consult when carrying out its planning duties.

The current Statement of Community Involvement (PDF, 353KB) came into effect in January 2022.

Register for local plan updates

Community input is vital to the preparation of the new local plan. If you would like to be kept informed of consultation events and progress with the new local plan and other planning policy documents, please register your details with our Planning Policy Consultation Portal or contact the Strategic Planning Team at

Page last reviewed: 16 February 2024