Planning & Building
Guidance including how to submit a new planning application, progress of an existing application, and news about large projects.
The Planning Policy team prepare the development plan for the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Districts. This sets out what can be built, where, and how land and buildings can be used.
Building Control deals with new buildings, extensions and alterations and offers help and advice to meet the Building Regulations. We can also provide residential and commercial Energy Performance Certificates.
The aim of the Conservation and Listed Buildings service is to provide assistance and guidance to owners of listed buildings to and to increase public awareness and appreciation.
Street Naming and Numbering is responsible for new developments, property name changes, additional or changes to a street name sign and replacement street signs.
The enforcement team’s purpose is to investigate and take appropriate action to safeguard the District from unlawful development.
Benefits and Reduction Information,
Compliment, Comment or Complaints,
Corporate Enforcement Statement of Policy,
Planning Committee (formerly Development Committee),
Joint Scrutiny Committee,
Banding and Appeals,
Apply for a Dropped Kerb,
Care & Support,
Concessionary Travel Passes,
Energy and Climate Change,
Affordable Housing and Development,
Complaints and Compliments,
Sports & Leisure,
Suffolk's Active Community Scheme,
Playgrounds & Playing Fields,
Filming in Babergh and Mid Suffolk,
Town & Parish Council Newsletters and Additional Information,
Have Your Say ,
Developer Contributions in Babergh - Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) & s106,
Community Led Planning,
Citizens Advice Bureau,
Community Achievement Awards,
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