Current Consultations

Planning applications:
To make comments on planning applications please click here.

Licensing consultations:
To view licences currently under consultation please click here.

Budget consultation 2019/20

Start of consultation: 11 Dec 2018
End of consultation: 23 Jan 2019

Background:

Islanders are being invited to give their views on how the Isle of Wight Council should spend its money next year.

Like all councils, the Isle of Wight is facing a further reduction in the grant it gets from the Government. The council needs to save £5.5 million next year, as part of the £16.5 million savings that need to be found over the next three years and residents, businesses, the voluntary sector and town and parish councils are being encouraged to have their say on spending and service priorities for 2019/20.

More details are available here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/Council/OtherServices/Financial-Management/Budget-Consultation/


Consultation Activity:
You can give your views by attending one of the public and stakeholder meetings which are being planned and will be advertised shortly on this web page, you can respond to the budget paper presented to Cabinet in November 2018 using the email address budget@iow.gov.uk, and you can take part by giving your views through our online consultation .

The Island Planning Strategy Consultation 2018

Start of consultation: 03 Dec 2018
End of consultation: 25 Feb 2019

Background:

The Isle of Wight Council has published the draft Island Planning Strategy - which sets the approach for planning for the Island up to 2035. The strategy sets out policies, proposals and actions which will meet the social, environmental and economic challenges facing the Island in the years ahead.

The council is now inviting residents to share their thoughts through the Island Planning Strategy Consultation.

Hard copies of the Island Plan are available to view at the planning office at Seaclose and County Hall Reception, Newport and the Island’s libraries, during opening hours.

In the interests of sustainability, any comments on the documents should be made via the online portal or by email to policy.consultation@iow.gov.uk.

Alternatively postal comments can be sent Planning Policy, Seaclose Office, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2QS.

The consultation is now open and will run until midday Monday 28 January 2019.


Consultation Activity:
The Isle of Wight Council is seeking views on the draft Island Planning Strategy. Please submit your views by completing the online consultation

Annual Waste and Recycling Survey 2018

Start of consultation: 12 Nov 2018
End of consultation: 04 Jan 2019

Background:
The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with Amey, is seeking views on recycling and waste services.

The residents recycling and waste online survey is now open and will run until Friday 4 January 2019 and is an opportunity for householders to put forward suggestions for future improvements or ideas on how the Island can recycle more and reduce our waste.

Paper versions available from County Hall reception area, libraries and council help centres.

The survey opens Monday 12 November 2018.

The online survey closes Friday 4 January 2019.

Hard copies of the survey need to be returned by Monday 7 January 2019.

Consultation Activity:

The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with Amey, is seeking views on recycling and waste services. Please submit your views by completing the online survey


Cross Solent Travel Scheme Consultation

Start of consultation: 12 Nov 2018
End of consultation: 23 Dec 2018

Background:
A council funded scheme that gives free cross-Solent travel to NHS patients with specific illnesses is being reviewed and Islanders can give their views on its future.

The Cross Solent Travel Scheme is a discretionary, non-means tested measure providing financial support to NHS patients travelling to the mainland to receive specific treatments for chemotherapy, radiotherapy or renal dialysis.

The scheme is owned and administered by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust but since 2006, when the NHS ceased its funding, the council has supported residents by picking up the annual cost.

Consultation Activity:

A council funded scheme that gives free cross-Solent travel to NHS patients with specific illnesses is being reviewed and Islanders can give their views on its future.

Please provide your feedback by completing the online survey.