Instructions

You can use the online consultation system to read documents published by the Council and to either make comments during a public consultation or view comments made by others on a particular issue or policy.


Registering, Logging In or Requesting a New Password

Please Login if you wish to make comments. You will need to Register first if you have not already done so. 


You only need to register and login if you wish to make comments, you can view comments made without registering or logging in.


I've forgotten my password

Please use the forgotten password form to reset your password. Enter the email address you registered with, then check your inbox for further instructions. If you don't receive an email, please check your spam folder. Please note that if we don't have a record of you, we won't email you.


Receiving updates

To change the updates you receive from the Council regarding consultations, visit the Topics section of My Account. To receive no updates, untick all the topics.


Making comments

Current documents open to public consultation will be listed on the homepage. Select one of the documents and then from the contents page, click on the chapter, site, issue or policy that you are interested in.


To make comments, click on the pen icon adjacent to the paragraph or policy that you are interested in and complete the online representation form.


Viewing comments

You can view comments made without registering or logging in.


Select one of the documents from the Local Plan homepage and then from the contents page, click on the chapter, site, issue or policy that you are interested in.


To view comments, click on the magnifying glass icon adjacent to the paragraph or policy that you are interested in and a summary of all the comments published will be listed.


The number of comments is displayed in brackets next to the icons. Note that comments received are processed by Council staff before publication so newly posted comments will not appear here immediately.

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