The Digital Planning Policy Consultation solution of choice for Local Authorities

JDi Solutions

We provide digital engagement tools that enable Local Planning Policy teams to maximise inclusive community reach and participation, efficiently analyse and report on data, collaborate throughout the planning process, increase productivity, and in turn reduce operational costs to deliver Local Development Plans.

The most cost-effective and efficient way to maximise Local Plan engagement.

As a specialist provider of planning policy consultation software, JDi Solutions is a trusted partner to many Local Planning Authorities

Our easy-to-use online OpusConsult system reduces the resource-intensive costs incurred by councils to run public consultations, process hundreds (if not thousands) of representations, and analyse and report on the feedback.

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OpusConsult is intuitive, designed with accessibility at the forefront, and aims to broaden the appeal of consultations to previously hard-to-reach groups, in turn increasing public engagement and enabling better informed decision-making for Local Authorities.

And even more great news: to make it easier for you to secure procurement sign-off for implementing and reaping the benefits of digital transformation, you’ll find our solution is budget-friendly too!

Transform your planning policy process through data and online technology.

Are you keen to replace inefficient processes and increase productivity?

OpusConsult will reduce the resource you need for time-consuming tasks such as publishing, processing, auditing, analysing, and reporting on consultations.

We’ve got you covered for

  • Call for Sites;
  • Site Assessments;
  • Regulation 19 Local Plans;
  • Neighbourhood Plans;
  • The Examination;

and everything planning policy related in between.

Plus, to accompany your consultation documents, you can take full advantage of our digital engagement tools to create polls, surveys, and questionnaires.

With customisable reports and statistics at your fingertips, producing data analytics and reports on consultations through OpusConsult will be a walk in the park.

Source land speedily through an online Call for Sites consultation.

You’ll also have access to a comprehensive suite of digital tools for running and analysing Call for Sites consultations online - including functions to create customised data capture forms such as questionnaires - which can include automatically generated response-based follow up questions.

And to make the Call for Sites consultation process even more streamlined, you have the option of an integrated mapping tool. Ideal for site assessment and team collaboration; a time-saving game changer for both internal and external users involved in Call for Sites consultations…

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Put your public consultations on the map.

OpusConsult integrates easily with most web-based mapping systems. We can include a fully integrated, fully featured, interactive mapping system called OpusMap supplied by our established and trusted partner Blue Fox Technology. Many of our Local Authority clients opt for this useful enhancement.

A dedicated Local Plan fully branded website

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We also provide Drupal based websites for anything from corporate level council sites to specialist service sites. Our OC2Connect integration solution for OpusConsult enables you to run a consultation on a website of your choosing. We have implemented such integrations when creating several dedicated Local Plan websites for Local Authorities. Multi-lingual sites can be provided too.

Trusted Experts in Online Planning Policy Consultations

With over 20 years’ experience working directly with Local Government on a range of projects and currently supporting 40+ Local Authority clients across the UK including district, borough, city and county councils, by partnering with JDi Solutions you’ll be in capable hands.

We're Cyber Essentials Certified! Plus JDi Solutions is an approved HM Government G-Cloud supplier of OpusConsult, making light work for your procurement team.

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You’re in good company, a few of our many Local Planning Authority clients……

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Are you ready to do planning differently? Let’s talk…