Statement of Community Involvement

Slough's Statement of Community Involvement was adopted by Slough's Full Council at its meeting held on 12 December 2006. It was formally adopted as part of the Slough LDF on 30 March 2007. Community involvement is an important part of the process of preparing the LDF.

The aim of the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) is to help ensure community ownership of the LDF, and to strengthen community involvement in planning over time. It also aims to improve overall representation and involvement across all sections of the community.

The SCI sets out the following:                            

  • the council's intended approach to involving partners, interested parties and the community in the production of the LDF as well as major development control decisions
  • the proposed arrangements for participation and consultation.

Prior to the adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement, an independent inspector was appointed to examine the 'soundness' of the Submission Statement of Community Involvement, which was submitted to the Secretary of State on 23 December 2005.