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We are always interested in hearing your views about what we do

Current consultations

Consultation on additional evidence base documents

As part of the Local Plan Review (2016-2036) examination the Inspectors have wrote to the Council setting out the further work required and the way forward for the Examination.

The Council has now completed this work and is consulting new documents (reference F44 and F47-F53 in the Examination Library) which form part of the supporting evidence base for the ongoing Local Plan Examination.

This consultation will inform the Inspectors in understanding the issues affecting the Local Plan and setting agendas for the future sessions of the Examination Hearing, which is anticipated to commence in early 2024.

The consultation will run for 6 weeks, starting on Friday, 8 September. To be considered, representations must be received, at the latest, by 11:59pm on Friday, 20 October 2023.

Download the PDF representation form

Download the Word representation form

Council Tax Support Scheme 2024/2025 Consultation Survey

We help people on low incomes with the cost of their council tax by awarding them a discount to reduce their bill. This is known as the Council Tax Support (CTS) scheme.

There is a national set of regulations for a CTS Scheme for pension age customers, but we decide the rules for our own CTS schemes for working age people in our area. This consultation is only about the rules for the CTS Scheme for working age people.

We review the working age CTS Scheme each year and we are proposing some changes from 1 April 2024. We want to know what you think of these changes so we can take your views into account when we make our final decision.

The consultation will open on 21 August 2023 and close on 1 October 2023.

View the Council Tax Support Scheme 2024/2025 consultation survey

Previous consultations

Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) - Restricting Alcohol Consumption

The current Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) were due to expire on the 30 September 2023 and needed to be renewed, varied or discharged. The Borough Council was seeking to renew the order from the 1 October 2023 for a further three years following a period of public consultation.

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts between 1 August 2023 and 31 August 2023.

Council Tax Support consultation

The scheme provides help to people with the cost of their Council Tax bill if they're on a low income. This scheme is called local Council Tax Support. We wanted to hear your views on our upcoming proposals.

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts until 12 December 2022.

West Winch Growth Area consultation

The Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk finished consulting on the draft South East King’s Lynn Growth Area (known locally as the West Winch Growth Area) Framework Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts for six weeks between 5 August 2022 and 27 September 2022.

Research into sports facility provision

We are investigating sports provision across West Norfolk to identify what additional facilities and pitches might be needed now and into the future.

Public space protection order (inappropriate and inconsiderate vehicle use) 2022

The inappropriate and inconsiderate vehicle use (2019) PSPO is due to expire on 1 April 2022.

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts for the proposed PSPO (2022) until 28 March 2022.

Public space protection order (Control of Dogs) 2021

The current Control of Dogs (2018) PSPO was due to expire on 1 December 2021.

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts for the proposed PSPO (2021) until 12 November 2021.

Statement of Principles review

Under the Gambling Act 2005 all licensing authorities throughout England and Wales are required to review their Statement of Principles (gambling policy) every three years.

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts until 19 October 2021.

Vision King's Lynn

A consultation around the public's ideas for the town centre took place from 29 November to 9 December. The purpose was to gain people's suggestions across five specific themes to help to inform the Heritage Action Zone funding submission. The consultation is now closed and the reports are available to view below:

Local Plan Review

We consulted on our Local Plan Review Pre-Submission document. This sets out a strategy and detail for delivering growth in the borough. It identifies where development should be located and how it should be delivered up to 2036.

To find out more, visit our Local Plan Review (2016-2036) page.

The consultation invited the public's ideas and thoughts for six weeks between 2 August and 27 September 2021.