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Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

‚ÄčThe Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) is a policy which sets out:

  • How you can get involved in local planning decisions and planning applications.
  • Our consultation procedures, such as when we'll have them, how long for and how we'll promote them.
  • Who we'll engage and involve in making planning decisions. For example residents, businesses and organisations.
  • How we'll give you feedback on the results of any consultations.

View the Statement of Community Involvement

The current Statement of Community Involvement was adopted in August 2021. View the adoption statement for the Statement of Community Invovement (176kb pdf).

Statement of Community Involvement (774kb pdf)

Have your say on local planning decisions

To have your say on local planning decisions, you can:

Why we have a Statement of Community Involvement

We think involving you and other key members of the community is essential for developing useful planning policies and making effective planning decisions.

To do this, we need to find ways of engaging with so you can provide feedback about proposals. Through you feedback we can better shape developments that affect you as well as minimise or mitigate any negative impacts.

The Statement of Community Involvement allows us to plan how we'll do this and assess how effective we've been in engaging you and other borough residents.


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Phone: Monday-Friday 9.15am-5.15pm.

Strategic Planning
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Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU