Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Closed 10 May 2019

Opened 22 Mar 2019

Feedback updated 8 Jan 2020

We asked

We asked for views on whether changes are needed to the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI), which sets out how the Council will consult on planning documents.

You said

There were 9 comments on the SCI consultation.

We did

The Council is still considering the way forward with the SCI, and will report on the results when available.


The Council has published a discussion paper on the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) for consultation. The SCI is a planning document that details how consultation and community involvement on plans and major developments will be carried out. The Council’s most recent SCI was adopted in March 2014. The Council is now considering whether there is a need to revise the SCI.

The consultation takes place between 22nd March 2019 and 10th May 2019. The Council is now seeking your views on the proposals set out in the discussion paper. Please complete the online survey below.

Copies of the SCI Discussion Paper and the March 2014 SCI are attached below and are also available to view during normal opening hours at libraries within the Borough and the Civic Offices in Bridge Street. 

Alternatively you can provide a written response using the representation form attached below. All written responses should be sent to or Planning Policy Team, Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU by 5 p.m. on 10th May 2019. 


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