Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)


The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) explains how the Council involves communities, individuals, and other key stakeholders in plan-making and planning decisions. This is to ensure effective community involvement at all stages of the planning process.  The current SCI was adopted by the Council on 12 July 2018. 

The SCI covers consultation arrangements in respect of planning applications, pre-applications, modifications, appeals and enforcement, as well as planning policy matters. Planning Policy can include the preparation of a new Local Plan or a Neighbourhood Plan. The SCI sets out the levels of assistance from the Council at various stages of the planning process. 

A copy of the Statement of Community Involvement 2018 (pdf) is available to download. 

Please note that the current SCI (2018) is under review and a new one expected to be published in Summer 2023. If you are a user of the current SCI and would like to offer your thoughts on how it could be improved, please let us know by using the contact details below before 31 May 2023.

Contact us 

If you have any questions or queries, please contact the Strategic Planning team: 

Tel: 01353 665555 


Or write to: Strategic Planning, East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EE

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