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.
Live streaming of council meetings
We are considering the live streaming of some council meetings in the future and want your views.
Closing date for responses is Wednesday 7 March 2018.
Durham History Centre
You are invited to have your say on proposals for a new history centre for Durham.
The closing date for comments is Sunday 18 February 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.
The closing date for comments is Friday 23 February 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: