Consultation closed 19 February 2013.
We want to help people get involved in planning the future of Norwich and improve the opportunities for involvement.
The Statement of community involvement for Norwich is a planning document, which shows how and when we will involve different groups, organisations and the community in the process of producing new planning documents (the emerging Local Plan) and in assessing major planning applications.
Background to the revised Statement of community involvement
The council’s current Statement of community involvement was adopted in March 2010 and was prepared under previous planning regulations. Since then there have been significant changes to the planning system and the document has been revised to reflect the most up to date legislation and regulation changes. The revised statement proposes to streamline the approach to consultations and intends to provide greater flexibility in terms of dealing with future legislation changes.
We are now seeking your views on the revised draft document.
How to comment
The consultation document and the response form can be downloaded and viewed below. To make a representation, you will need to fill in the response form electronically and send it to LDF@norwich.gov.uk as an attachment or post to:
Planning policy and project team
Norwich City Council
Norwich, NR2 1NH.
Please make sure your comments reach us by 5pm on Tuesday 19 February 2013.
What happens next?
Following the consultation, we will consider your comments and take them into account where possible before finalising the document and adopt it. We expect to adopt the revised Statement of community involvement in March 2013.
Other related documents
Before the adoption of the revised statement, the requirements set out in the current document still apply.
The current version can be downloaded from the link below or paper copies can be viewed at the planning reception (on the second floor) in City Hall.
Statement of community involvement (March 2010) (997 Kb pdf)
A guidance note for developers wanting to submit major planning applications is available below. This provides more information on how to involve communities in the planning process. Planning Aid England has also produced the following guidance Good practice guide to public engagement in development schemes, which can be found at www.rtpi.org.uk/planningaid
If you have any questions about the Statement of community involvement please contact us using the details below:
Norwich City Council
Norwich, NR2 1NH
t: 0344 980 3333
Emerging Local Plan
Planning service standards