Planning policy consultations

Planning and building control

Public participation is vital to delivering good planning.

We want to ensure that our plans are supported by residents, stakeholders and the community at large.

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We have prepared this Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) Review. This draft document provides detailed guidelines on how the Council will look to engage with the local community and stakeholders in producing planning policy documents and in considering planning applications.

Consulting on this SCI will run for a period of 7 weeks, from Monday 10 September to Friday 26 October, 2018. All comments submitted during this period will be carefully considered in preparing the final document for adoption.

We welcome comments on the draft document:

Our preferred method for receiving consultation responses is through the consultation portal.

Alternatively, you can submit comments in writing either:

All comments must be received by 5pm on Friday, 26 October 2018.

Varied Article 4 direction for B1a offices

Please see our Article 4 direction page for full details of this consultation.

  • Design Charter for Schools - closed 23 March 2018
  • Call for sites for the 2016 Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA)​ - closed 30 June 2016
  • Housing delivery supplementary planning document - draft document published for consultation during the period 9 December 2015 – 20 January 2016
  • Norlington Road industrial site supplementary planning document - consultation on draft plan from 20 November – 18 December 2015
  • Non-Immediate Article 4 Direction for Light Industrial Units - closed 6 January 2017
  • Planning Obligations supplementary planning document (2017) -  closed 10 April 2017
  • New South Grove / St James Street supplementary planning document (2017) - closed 10 April 2017
  • Non-Immediate Article 4 Direction for A1 (shops) - closed 4 September 2017
  • Non-Immediate Article 4 Direction for B1a (offices) - closed 4 September 2017
  • Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report - Consultation 2017 - closed 28 August 2017
  • New Local Plan Direction of Travel - closed 22 December 2017

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You can use the electronic consultation system which enables you to register on the consultation database, make representations on consultation documents online and view all comments which have been made.

Visit Waltham Forest's Consultation Portal.

It’s easy to use and will acknowledge and provide you with a copy of your comment, if required. It enables efficient processing and analysis of comments received.

There is a site tour guide to help you through the process, but if you experience any problems using the system please contact the Planning Policy Team

Email planning.policy@walthamforest.gov.uk