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The Council's Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) was approved in January 2016. It encourages discussion between the applicant/developer and the public before an application for any major development is made and this is now a Local Validation requirement.
In most cases it would be expected that:
- The applicant shall engage with Parish/Town Councils likely to be affected by the proposal;
- The applicant shall seek to make affected communities aware of the proposals (either through a combination of notices, leaflet drop, social media, press release, website) and,
- Where appropriate, hold a public meeting/exhibition so that people can view plans and discuss the proposals with the applicant; and
- Provide an opportunity for the local community affected to provide feedback on the plans/proposals within a reasonable timeframe prior to submission of the planning application.
The Council would expect the applicant/developer to support major applications with statements explaining what community consultation has been carried out, the outcome of consultations and any amendments made to the scheme as a result.
Community consultation is also mandatory for wind turbine applications involving 2 or more turbines or any turbines with a hub height of 15m or more.
The following sites below are currently subject of pre-app consultation. Copies of the documents supplied by the applicant/developer are available below together with details of how to provide any feedback on the proposals.
Field Dalling - Highfields, Holt Road - Erection of 16 Dwellings for Broadland Housing Group
A consultation event is being held by Broadland Housing Group at Field Dalling Village Hall on:
- Tuesday 05 September 2017: Drop-in session: 2pm to 5pm
- Monday 11 September 2017: Evening Drop-in session: 5pm to 7pm
A document setting out Site Context, Site Analysis, Evolving Concept Design, and Design Approach is available.
Any responses to the consultation should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 18 September 2017