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Other policy documents

​Statement of Community Involvement

The City of London Corporation wants all the communities within the Square Mile to have a say in the planning decisions that shape its future. The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) explains how we will consult and involve the public when preparing planning policies and deciding planning applications in the City.

The City of London Corporation's SCI was adopted on 5 July 2016 and can be viewed and downloaded below:

Statement of Community Involvement 2016 (SCI) (360KB)
SCI 2016 Appendix A Policy Consultees (50KB)
SCI 2016 Appendix B Consultees for Planning Applications (20KB)
SCI 2016 Adoption Statement (70KB)

The SCI was open to consultation in March/April 2016 and the schedule of changes made from the draft version together with the consultation statement are available below:

SCI Schedule of Changes (20KB)
SCI Consultation Statement (145KB)

You can obtain further details and copies of the previous SCI, if required, by emailing the Local Plan Team, or writing to:

Planning Policy Team
The Department of the Built Environment
PO Box 270

Local Development Scheme

​The Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the programme for preparing the City Corporation's plans and policies, including the opportunities to participate.

The LDS is regularly updated, and the latest version came into effect on 13 June 2017. It can be downloaded here:

Local Development Scheme (523KB)

Local Plan Bulletin

The latest information about progress on the Local Plan and other planning policy documents can be found in the Local Plan Bulletin (232KB).