Issue details

Statement of Community Involvement Review

The requirement to produce a Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) is set out in national planning legislation. TheSCI sets out how the Council intends to engage the public in the planning process.


The review updates the SCI following changes in current practices of community engagement, including greater use of electronic communication and to improve its effectiveness.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/01/2018

Decision due: 6 Mar 2018 by Executive

No change since last plan

Lead member: Portfolio Holder: Planning & Museums

Contact: Sarah Barker Email: Tel: 01473 432000.

Consultation process

Public consultation was held between 10th November 2017 and 21st December 2017.


Portfolio Holder for Development

Chief Operating Officer

Head of Development

Legal Services

Financial Services

Agenda items

Background papers

  • Statement of Community Involvement for Ipswich Review, March 2014;  
  • Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012;  
  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004