We consult on a range of issues on a regular basis. This page includes information on consultations carried out so far during 2020.
Oversubscription criteria for secondary school admissions
We are proposing to change the oversubscription criteria for admission to community secondary schools and those academies who use the council's oversubscription criteria from 2022/2023 and want your views.
The closing date for comments is Friday 18 December 2020.
Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy
We are reviewing our Taxi Policy and want your views on the proposed changes.
The closing date for comments is midnight on Sunday 29 November 2020.
Create better street space in County Durham
We wanted you to help us identify locations in your neighbourhood that you felt needed to have additional space provided temporarily to protect public health, by supporting social distancing in public spaces.
The closing date for comments was 5.00pm on Friday 31 July 2020.
County Durham Plan - Main Modifications document
The Inspector asked that a consultation be carried out on the Main Modifications he considers may be necessary in order for the Plan to be found 'sound'.
The closing date for comments was 5.00pm on Tuesday 21 July 2020.
Proposal to close the Trimdon Grange site of Bluebell Meadow Primary School
We wanted your views on our proposal to close the Trimdon Grange site of Bluebell Meadow Primary School on 31 August 2020. A public consultation ran from 10 March 2020 to 3 April 2020. A statutory public notice was issued for four weeks from 23 April 2020.
The deadline for comments was 21 May 2020.
Review of our Public Space Protection Order for dog fouling, stray dogs and dogs on leads
Our Dog Control Public Space Protection Order expires on 1 June 2020 and we want your views on extending it for three years.
The closing date for comments was 5.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020.
Supporting young people to have an independent voice
We want your views on the way forward with our independent young people's advocacy service.
The deadline for comments was 5.00pm on Tuesday 24 March 2020.
We want your views on the way forward with our Road Safety Strategy.
The deadline for comments was 10.00pm on Sunday 29 March 2020.
Licensing of privately rented homes in some areas of the county
We want your views on the proposed introduction of selective licensing.
The closing date for comments was Sunday 2 August 2020.
Durham City Bus Station
We wanted your views on the redevelopment of Durham City Bus Station.
The deadline for comments was 10.00pm on Sunday 9 February 2020.
The future of the former Easington Colliery School site
We wanted your views on the future of the Easington Colliery School site and the potential for its demolition.
The deadline for comments was 5.00pm on Wednesday 29 January 2020.