Statement of Community Involvement

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out the Council's policy for engaging with the community and other stakeholders on the preparation of planning policy documents that the Council produces and also planning applications.

  • SCI Refresh

    With the introduction of more effective methods of communication, in particular social media, we currently refreshing the 2007 version of the SCI.

    This process has commenced with an online survey which can be accessed at

    We sought views on the best methods to engage with individuals and/or organisations regarding planning issues relating to both planning policy and development management.

  • 2007 SCI

    The Council adopted the SCI on the 25 January 2007, following a number of stages including an examination.

    A copy of the 2007 SCI is available to download on this page, along with the Adoption Statement, and other documents published during its preparation.