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The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) explains how everyone can be involved in the preparation of new planning policy documents and in consultation on planning applications. 

The council adopted its first SCI in May 2008. Since then a number of changes have been made to both the legislative framework within which the SCI operates and internal procedures within the council. These changes have made it necessary for us to update our SCI. 

The current SCI was adopted on 28 January 2015 and is available to read below.

 

Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) 2015

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) explains how everyone can be involved in the preparation of new planning policy documents and in consultation on planning applications.

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The council has published a neighbourhood planning protocol that should now be read together with the SCI. An updated SCI will eventually incorporate this and other proposed updates. 

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