A Statement of Community Involvement is a document that sets out how local residents and other interested parties can expect to be consulted and engaged in the planning process. The Council’s existing Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) was adopted in 2016 and can be viewed by clicking the relevant link under Related Content.
Rochford District Council is currently consulting on proposed amendments and additions to its adopted Statement of Community Involvement. This consultation will close at 5pm on Thursday 29th August.
These amendments relate to Data Protection and Neighbourhood Planning.
The amendments relating to Data Protection would be inserted at the end of the Introduction of the Council’s adopted Statement of Community Involvement.
The amendments relating to Neighbourhood Planning would replace Paragraph 2.21 of the Council’s adopted Statement of Community Involvement
How can I have my say?
You can also view the proposed amendments by clicking the link in Related Content, or by inspecting a paper copy in Council Offices and local libraries during hours of opening.
If you are unable to use the online consultation portal, you are also able to send any comments you have by email to [email protected]
or by post to:
Rochford District Council
Rochford SS4 1BW
Please note, we are unable to accept anonymous comments and any comments of an abusive, discriminatory or unlawful nature will not be accepted.
Please make any comments you have on the proposed amendments by 5pm on Thursday 29th August as late comments may not be accepted.
What will happen next?
Once the consultation has closed, the Council will consider the comments received and, if necessary, consider revising the amendments. After this process has taken place, the Council will consider whether to adopt the amendments into its Statement of Community Involvement at which stage the proposed amendments will be made.