The Joint Local Plan Consultation (Reg 18) closed at 5pm on Friday 10th November 2017.
The Councils are undertaking a thorough review of its adopted policies and allocations which will result in a new Joint Local Plan to guide development until 2036 in Babergh and Mid Suffolk.
Our dedicated consultation portal allows you to view the Joint Local Plan - Consultation Document and the comments received.
Please note that comments made by post and email are currently being inputted, and all valid comments received by 5pm on Friday 10th November will be available to view on the consultation system in due course. Once all comments have been inputted into the system, all valid comments will be acknowledged.
From 21st August 2017 to 5pm on 10th November 2017 the Councils consulted on the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan - Consultation Document (Reg 18 Stage). This is an important document which will provide the strategy for the growth of the Districts, setting out what and where development will take place up to 2036. Residents, local businesses and stakeholders are being asked to have their say on the new Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan. Once adopted, the new Joint Local Plan will replace the existing local planning policies for both Babergh and Mid Suffolk.
As part of the consultation the Councils held a series of drop-in events. All events will ran from 2pm - 7pm*:
*The events in Sudbury and Stowmarket also included additional special “Vision For Prosperity” events for the two towns. The Councils were seeking views on the public’s priorities for delivering projects within the towns. To find out more, follow us on twitter at #VFPSudbury and #VFPStowmarket or visit:
Below is a list of places where the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan: Consultation Document and comments forms were available during the consultation:
Please see Suffolk Libraries for opening times.
Paper copies of the Sustainability Appraisal were also available to view in the council offices. Please note that the Councils will be moving from 1st October 2017 - for details please see our page 'We're Moving'.