Braintree District Council is publishing its revised Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) for public consultation. The document explains they will involve local people in planning - setting out who and how we will engage residents and stakeholders. This includes public consultation of the Local Plan, Neighbourhood Plan and Supplementary Planning Documents, making comments on planning applications and how we will assist Neighbourhood Planning areas or forums. The document can be found on the Council’s website at and is also available to view at the Council’s offices at Causeway House in Braintree. The consultation period is now open and runs until Monday 11th March at 5pm. Consultation responses can be submitted on a response form and submitted electronically A pdf response form is available to download from the Braintree Council website at