We have a duty to involve our customers in decisions that affect them and the area they live, work or study in.

As well as local people and service users, our customers include local businesses, voluntary groups and visitors to Sandwell.

Current consultations

You can view a full list of current consultations on our consultation database.

Draft Air Quality Action Plan

Sandwell Council is holding a public consultation on the draft Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP). The AQAP contains several measures to reduce air pollution. This is an opportunity for residents, communities, and businesses to have their say and help create a better quality of life in Sandwell. The consultation will close on 1 May 2018.

Awareness of issues around alcohol use

About a year ago, we surveyed Sandwell residents to measure their level of awareness of issues around alcohol. Since then, we have been working very hard to improve awareness of these issues, and we now want to see if there has been any improvement. To help us do this, if you are a Sandwell resident, please complete this questionnaire. It will only take 10 minutes of your time.

Proposed introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in West Bromwich town centre

Following concerns raised by local people, Sandwell Council is considering introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order for West Bromwich town centre and would like to hear your views on this.

A PSPO is an order that councils can make under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 aimed at preventing and tackling anti-social behaviour. This can give councils and police extra powers to respond to issues affecting communities. You can view a map of the area that could be covered by the proposed PSPO.

Please tell us what you think by completing this online survey.

You can read further details of the proposed order, including other ways to send us your views, suggestions and feedback, and a list of frequently asked questions. You can also read our news release about the proposals.

The consultation will close on 18 April 2018. 

Stop Smoking Service Consultation

Smoking is the biggest cause of death and illness in the UK. Sandwell Council invests heavily in helping smokers who want to quit smoking to make the best of their quit attempts. This investment has helped to considerably reduce the level of smoking in Sandwell.

A lot of smokers wanting to quit are now doing it on their own without needing the support of the Stop Smoking Service, and so we are considering how best to support smokers who want to quit. If you are a smoker or ex-smoker, please help us by completing a short survey by 18 May 2018.

Statutory consultations

Statutory consultations go on from time to time. These range from proposed road closures to changes in licensing laws.

Proposal to increase the number of pupils attending The Westminster School

Consultation relating to the council’s proposal to increase numbers at The Westminster School has been temporarily deferred. A new consultation document with more detail on the proposal will be issued shortly.