Strategic Planning

SCI Consultation 2016

Hampshire County Council is seeking to revise its currently adopted Hampshire Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) (2014). The SCI is a statement of policy for involving local communities, consultees and interested parties in matters relating to minerals, waste and County Council developments within their local area.

The County Council is committed to encouraging and improving participation from all sections of the community. As communities and interested parties are fundamental to the planning process, Hampshire County Council is consulting on the draft revised SCI and woudl welcome your comments. The consultation is for six weeks from 7 November 2016 to 19 December 2016.

The draft SCI includes improved procedures for getting Hampshire's commmunities involved and also reflects changes to national policies and guidance as well as changes to the Council's own corporate procedures and strategies.

The draft SCI and a response form for your comments are available to view and download below:

A summary of changes to the SCI  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 175kB has been prepared to assist in making comments.

The draft SCI can also be viewed electronically at:

  • Hampshire's District and Borough Council offices;

  • All of Hampshire's libraries;

  • Hampshire's Discovery Centres;

  • New Milton Information Office; and

  • Verwood library.

Alternatively the draft SCI can be viewed at Hampshire County Council's offices in Winchester (by appointment and during normal office hours).