Current Consultations

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

Highways consultations:
To view and comment on current Highway Schemes under consultation please click here.

Licensing consultations:
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Sugar Smart Island Consultation

Start of consultation: 10 Oct 2016
End of consultation: 09 Dec 2016


The Isle of Wight Council, along with Public Health England, are running a campaign highlighting the problem of the amounts of sugar in some of our food and drinks. The ‘Sugar Smart Island’ initiative is to make people aware of the high levels of sugar in certain food and drinks and work towards tackling the problem of consuming too much sugar.

Consultation Activity:

To read more and have your say via our short survey, please click here.

IWC Planning Application Local List Validation Requirements Consultation

Start of consultation: 23 Sep 2016
End of consultation: 07 Nov 2016

The Isle of Wight Council, as local planning authority (LPA), has reviewed the local information required when an application for planning permission is submitted, and is seeking your views on proposed changes. The proposed revised local list requirements have been identified to enable the LPA to continue to improve the service it offers to applicants, to contribute to streamlining internal validation processes and to ensure officers have the information they need to determine applications correctly and as quickly as possible.

Consultation Activity:
To view the full background of information please click here. The consultation will run for a six week period from Friday 23 to midday Monday 7 November. Comments can be sent via email to, alternatively written comments can be sent to Planning Services, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2QS.

IWC Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2017/18 Consultation

Start of consultation: 15 Sep 2016
End of consultation: 10 Nov 2016

All of the local authorities within England have a difficult financial situation to manage over the next three years and will have to make savings and increase income. Part of these savings could come from reducing the amount of financial help, provided to residents on low incomes, through the council tax reduction scheme. If these savings are not made the savings will have to be found from somewhere else. This is a complex issue. Any decision affects more than this scheme. We would like you to read the full background information before giving your opinion.

Consultation Activity:

To view the full background of information and to have your say by completing the consultation survey, please click here.