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Current consultations

We want to give everyone who lives in County Durham, works here or comes to visit, the chance to help improve our services and influence the decisions we make. One way that we do this is through holding consultations.

Before making significant changes to any of our services we ask the public for their views. This helps us ensure our services meet the needs of our communities. For details on how we consult with people, please download our consultation and engagement strategy.

Current consultations

Consultation on proposed changes to our in-house County Durham Care and Support adult day care services

We are currently undertaking a review of our in-house (County Durham Care and Support) adult day care services, and we need to make important decisions about how we support people in the future. We are proposing to keep specialist services for those people with the most complex needs, while supporting our other users in moving to alternative services in the independent sector.

The closing date for comments/completed surveys is Friday 4 September 2015.‚Äč

Contaminated Land Inspection Strategy consultation

This consultation gives you the chance to have your say on the updated Contaminated Land Inspection Strategy for County Durham.

The closing date for comments is Monday 31 August 2015.

20mph part-time speed limit consultation

We are proposing to introduce 20mph part-time speed limits on the roads outside and around 33 schools in County Durham.

The closing date for comments is Friday 31 July 2015.

Taxi licensing consultation

This consultation gives you the chance to have your say on a review of the licensing policy for taxis (hackney carriages and private hire vehicles).

The closing date for comments/surveys is Wednesday 26 August 2015.

Ongoing consultations

We work on a variety of planning schemes across the county and some of these applications require a consultation process. You can find:

Previous consultations

When our consultations close, we analyse the information we receive and make decisions based on that information. Find out about previous consultations: