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Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Mansfield District Council seeks the views of residents, business owners and stakeholders on the development of the local plan.

Current consultations

We are currently consulting on the Local Plan Preferred Options  which contains a revised vision that sets out how the council would like the district to look in 2033. The revised objectives help to deliver the vision and guide the selection of the preferred residential and employment sites to meet the districts housing and employment requirements for the plan period.

Comments can be made on the Local Plan Preferred Option Consultation from 2 October 2017 to 10 November 2017. All comments received will be used to inform the Publication Draft of the plan which will be published in spring 2018. 

You can read read the full pdf icon Preferred Options Consultation Document [25Mb]and respond to the consultation using our online consultation portal

A pdf icon Summary document [1Mb] has been prepared setting out the key highlights of the Preferred Options consultation document 2017.

 This consultation is supported by the Site Selection Paper 2017 and the interim Sustainability Appraisal 2017 which has taken into account all reasonable alternatives relating to the sites, as well as the Preferred Sites set out within the Preferred Options consultation document. 

There are several documents out to consultation with this report that have helped us to reach the Preferred Options which may be of interest to you: 

pdf icon Interim Sustainability Appraisal 2017 [1Mb]

pdf icon Site Selection Paper 2017 [20Mb]

pdf icon Interim Habitats Regulation Assessment 2017 [332kb]

pdf icon Housing Technical Paper 2017 [4Mb]

pdf icon Employment Technical Paper 2017 [1Mb]

pdf icon Interim Statement of Consultation 2017 [2Mb]

Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA)

Hard copies of the above documents are available at Mansfield District Council Offices at the Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield, NG19 7BH and pdf icon libraries [9kb] in the district as well as Park Hall Resource Centre. 

Further Information 

Come and meet our Planning Policy Team at our drop-in sessions during October and November. No appointment is necessary so come and visit us on:




10 October 

William Kaye Hall, Ladybrook

9am - 2pm

11 October 

Park Road Resource Centre, Mansfield Woodhouse 

2pm-  7pm

12 October 

Pleasley Landmark 

1.30-  7pm

13 October 

Forest Town Methodist Church 

9am-  2pm

16 October 


11am -2pm

18 October 

Warsop Town Hall 

1pm -  7pm

24 October 

Kingsway Hall, Forest Town 

1pm-  7pm

25 October 

Oak Tree Leisure Centre 

1pm-   6pm

26 October 

Warsop Town Hall

2pm- 7pm

27 October 

Pleasley Landmark 

9am -2pm

31 October 

Turner Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse 

9am -2pm 

1 November 

Council Chamber, Civic Centre 

3pm- 7pm

2 November 

William Kaye Hall, Ladybrook

1pm- 7pm 

7 November 


9am- 2pm

9 November 

Oak Tree Leisure Centre 


Commenting on the Preferred Options Local Plan 

You can comment on our policies and keep up to date with new consultation events by using our Consultation portal.

Watch this video for help on How to use our consultation portal

Comments can also be sent in by writing to:

Planning Policy Team
Mansfield District Council
Civic Centre
Chesterfield Road South

Or email

Social media

You can follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with local plan news.

You can also like the official Facebook page for the planning policy team to stay up-to-date with the future plans for your town.

Previous consultations

  • Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) Draft 2017, ended 13/06/2017

  • Gypsy & Traveller Land Availability Assessment (G&T) - Call for sites, ended 05/04/2017

  • Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA) - Site submission form, ended 31/12/2016

  • Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA) - Draft Methodology, ended 31/12/2016

  • Interim Sustainability Appraisal Report, ended 14/09/2016

  • Habitats Regulations Assessment, ended 14/09/2016

  • Mansfield District Local Plan - Consultation Draft - Summer 2016, ended 14/09/2016

  • Mansfield District Local Plan - Consultation Draft, ended 22/02/2016

  • Mansfield District Local Plan - Scoping Report, ended 14/07/2015

  • Approach to Duty to Cooperate (DtC), ended 20/03/2015

  • Playing Pitch Strategy Scoping Report, ended 23/02/2015

Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

It is important that we engage with the community throughout the preparation of the local plan. In doing this we need to ensure we follow the council's pdf icon Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) 2017 [223kb] and the regulations governing the development plan process.

pdf icon Consultation Statement June 2017 [2Mb]

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