Close ​​​​​​​Waste collections

We are currently experiencing issues with our bin collections which means we have not been able to make it to some properties on the scheduled day. We apologise to everyone affected by this. To help alleviate the issue whilst a long-term solution is devised, we are suspending garden waste and glass, cans and plastic collections for up to two months from 8 July 2019. More details.

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Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

One of the key objectives of the new planning system is effective community involvement. Allerdale Borough Council considers it important that communities feel that they are part of the planning process and that their aspirations are considered and taken into account.
 
The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) document sets out the Council’s policy for engaging the community and stakeholders in the development of planning policy through the replacement Local Plan. The Council's SCI sets out:

  • What the minimum requirements for public participation are
  • Who we will be trying to involve
  • How we will be involving them
  • How we will monitor the process.

The SCI was adopted on the 3 March 2010.

Download the Statement of Community Involvement

Download the Statement of Community Involvement Adoption Statement

Download the Statement of Community Involvement consultation statement