Statement of Community Involvement Review

Statement of Community Involvement Review - Consultation Draft

Appendix 1 - Consultation Bodies

Under the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, the Council will contact the following Statutory Consultees who are known as 'Specific Consultation Bodies' who must be consulted:

  • the Coal Authority
  • the Environment Agency
  • the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England (known as Historic¬†England)
  • the Marine Management Organisation
  • Natural England
  • Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (company number 2904587)
  • the Highways Agency
  • a relevant authority any part of whose area is in or adjoins the local planning authority's area (ie Canterbury City and Dover District Councils, Kent County Council, Town and Parish Councils, Kent Police/police and crime commissioner)
  • any person-

(i) to whom the electronic communications code applies by virtue of a direction given under section 106(3)(a) of the Communications Act 2003, and

(ii) who owns or controls electronic communications apparatus situated in any part of the local planning authority's area,

  • if it exercises functions in any part of the local planning authority's area-

(i) a Primary Care Trust established under section 18 of the National Health Service Act 2006(g) or continued in existence by virtue of that section (now the Clinical Commissioning Group);

(ii) a person to whom a licence has been granted under section 6(1)(b) or (c) of the Electricity Act 1989

iii) a person to whom a licence has been granted under section 7(2) of the Gas Act 1986);

(iv) a sewerage undertaker; and

(v) a water undertaker;

  • the Homes and Communities Agency

As well as the Statutory Consultees, the Council will consult with a range of community groups and individuals ('General Consultation Bodies') with interests in the area. The Council maintains a database of contacts who have registered their interest in planning policy documents and who are contacted each time a new document is being consulted upon. If you wish to register your interest please register at