Decision details

CE 18/19-26 Statement of Community Involvement - Final Approval

Decision maker: Portfolio Holder for Housing, Planning and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to publish a revised Statement of Community Involvement which will set out how the Council will involve and engage with the public and partners in pursuit of its planning functions. The Statement covers both planning applications and planning policy. The preparation of the Statement is a legal requirement.


That, following consideration of the responses received from the consultation and subject to the recommendation from Strategic Planning Board that non-material corrections and amendments be made (e.g. Title of Organisations, Date of Regulations etc.), the Statement of Community Involvement December 2018 be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

The updated Statement of Community Involvement will ensure and evidence that the standards that the Council adopts have been the subject of public comment and scrutiny.


Alternative options considered:

The Council is obliged to prepare a Statement of Community Involvement under section 18 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

Publication date: 21/12/2018

Date of decision: 21/12/2018

Effective from: 05/01/2019

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