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Statement of Community Involvement

Our Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) has been published and agreed with the Department for Infrastructure.


Our Timetable has now been published in line with legislative requirements and the engagement details set out in the SCI.

Member Workshops

In line with Stage 1 of the Local Development Plan Process, the team is currently researching and developing the evidence base for the Borough.

A series of workshops with elected Members is underway. These cover:

Town Centres and Retailing;
Employment and Industry;
Natural and Built Environment;
Population, Growth and Housing;
Public Services;
Settlement and Landscape Character;
Open Space and Recreation;
Environmental Resilience;
The Coast;
Public Utilities and Energy; and

The views of Members on these topics together with the evidence base will provide a foundation for the Council’s Preferred Options Paper