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.
Superfast broadband survey
We are carrying out a consultation to help us to identify areas that may be suitable for future public funding for superfast broadband.
Closing date for comments is Saturday 21 April 2018.
Proposal to strengthen how we support children with sensory impairment
We are proposing to strengthen how we support children with sensory impairment and want your views.
Closing date for comments is Friday 20 April 2018.
Proposal to close the Sherburn Hill site of Sherburn Primary School
We are proposing to close the Sherburn Hill site of Sherburn Primary School on 31 August 2018 and want your views.
A statutory notice has now been issued and the closing date for comments is Thursday 5 April 2018.
Proposal for a new railway station at Horden
We now want to share more detail of how we have progressed with the development of a new rail station for Horden.
Closing date for comments is Monday 26 March 2018.
We work on a variety of planning schemes across the county and some of these applications require a consultation process. Our Statement of Community Involvement explains how we consult on planning issues currently, including:
When our consultations close, we analyse the information we receive and make decisions based on that information. Find out about previous consultations: