The Council’s vision is for an open, inclusive and responsive system for consultation and participation in planning matters in Torbay. The SCI outlines the ‘Who, What, Why, When, Where and How’ of planning involvement in Torbay.

What is the SCI?

This Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out the key stages of Development Plan preparation and the opportunities for consultation and engagement by individuals, communities and other stakeholders. It also outlines the opportunities for local people to comment on planning applications. This is in accordance with the legal requirements set out in the Planning Acts and Regulations. Note that the SCI has been subject to a minor amendment (March 2018) to reflect changes in relation to non-contentious delegated applications.

What does the Torbay SCI relate to?

The main part of the document shows the process of involvement and how the results will feed into the preparation of: