Consultation and Engagement

Consultations and Engagements

All councils are expected to consult on specific areas of their service delivery, allowing service users and other interested parties opportunity to be involved in planning, prioritising and monitoring of services. 

Current consultation and engagement activity and previous consultations at Orkney Islands Council can be accessed from the 'More pages in this section' menu.

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How does OIC consult with the community?

The Council has adopted consultation and engagement guidelines which were developed by the Orkney Community Planning Partnership in 2009. The guidelines are regularly updated to reflect new learning and best practice.

The Community Consultation and Engagement Guide can be viewed on The Orkney Partnership website from the 'Related Sites' section of this page.

Stromness: Upper Sunnybank STR-2 Consultation

The Draft Development Brief for ‘Stromness: Upper Sunnybank STR-2’ is available for consultation until 12 December 2019 from the 'Related Links' section of this page.

Amenity and Minimising Obtrusive Lighting - Public Consultation

The Draft Planning Policy Advice: Amenity and Minimising Obtrusive Lighting is available for consultation until 19 December 2019 from  the 'Related Links' section of this page.

Orkney Islands Mental Health Strategy 2020 - 2025

The Draft Orkney Islands Mental Health Strategy 2020 – 2025 is available for consultation until 29 January, 2020 and can be accessed from the 'Community Mental Health Team' page link in the 'Related Links' section of this page.

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