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Consultation on licensing of privately rented homes in some areas of the county
Published August 02, 2020 5.00pm
We are proposing to introduce selective licensing into the county to help to improve the standard of privately rented properties.
Help us create better street space in County Durham
Published July 31, 2020 5.00pm
Help us to identify locations in your neighbourhood that you feel need to have additional space provided temporarily to protect public health, by supporting social distancing in public spaces.
County Durham Plan examination in public
Published July 21, 2020 5.10pm
The County Durham Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State for examination in public on 28 June 2019.
Proposal to close the Trimdon Grange site of Bluebell Meadow Primary School
Published April 23, 2020 12.01am
We are proposing to close the Trimdon Grange site of Bluebell Meadow Primary School on 31 August 2020.
Review of our Public Space Protection Order for dog fouling, stray dogs and dogs on leads
Published March 31, 2020 9.00am
Our Dog Control Public Space Protection Order expires on 1 June 2020 and we wanted your views on extending it for three years.
Consultation on supporting young people to have an independent voice
Published March 06, 2020 9.00am
An independent advocacy service is a way to help people have a stronger voice and as much control as possible over their own lives. We want your views on the future of our independent advocacy service for young people.
Consultation on road safety in the county
Published March 02, 2020 1.10pm
We want your views on how we work to improve road safety and how we can get everyone involved in safer road use.
Consultation on making County Durham a safer place
Published February 14, 2020 5.00pm
We wanted your views on how we intend to keep County Durham a safe place to live, work and visit.
Consultation on health and wellbeing in County Durham
Published February 14, 2020 5.00pm
This consultation gave you the chance to have your say on how we will improve health and wellbeing services across County Durham.
The future of the former Easington Colliery School site
Published January 15, 2020 9.00am
We wanted your views on the future of the Easington Colliery School site and the potential for its demolition.
Consultation on alcohol licensing in Durham City
Published November 08, 2019 5.00pm
We asked for your say on whether we should introduce a policy which limits licensed premises in the city.
Street Work Permit Scheme consultation
Published November 07, 2019 5.00pm
We were looking at introducing a single permit scheme for streetworks on our roads and footpaths. The scheme will be statutory and will mean that companies carrying out works on roads and footpaths must have a permit before carrying out any work.
Climate emergency consultation
Published October 31, 2019 5.00pm
We are committed to tackling climate change but needed your help. We wanted your views - what can we do in County Durham, what can we as a council do and what can you do?
Consultation on Durham bus station
Published October 25, 2019 8.16am
Durham Bus Station plans have been approved.
Consultation on the site of the former King James School, Bishop Auckland
Published August 20, 2019 10.46am
We wanted your views on the proposed change to the former King James' School Foundation Trust to allow the trustees to look at alternative uses for the building.
Consultation on the Health Visiting and School Nursing Service
Published August 13, 2019 3.00pm
This consultation gave you the chance to have your say on the review of our Health Visiting and School Nursing Service.
Durham History Centre phase 2 consultation
Published July 28, 2019 5.00pm
We asked for your say on our exciting plans for Mount Oswald Manor House.
20mph part-time speed limit consultation 2019
Published July 26, 2019 9.00am
We are consulting on proposals to introduce 20mph speed limits on roads in the vicinity of schools that have been identified as having the highest risks to pedestrians taking into account accident rates, vehicle speeds and the number of pedestrians crossing.
Consultation on support for SEND and young people who need support to stay in education
Published July 16, 2019 3.33pm
Around one in six children and young people in County Durham have special educational needs or a disability (SEND) and some young people need extra support to stay in education. We wanted your views on how we spend our money to help them.
Long Term Empty Property Council Tax Premium consultation
Published July 15, 2019 9.00am
We reviewed our policy relating to council tax charges for empty properties and wanted your views on proposals which would see the premium charge increased for long term empty properties. We are now able to provide feedback from the 523 responses received.