The Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan - Preferred Options Consultation (Reg 18) was approved by Babergh Full Council on 25th June 2019 and Mid Suffolk Full Council on 27th June 2019. To view the Draft Joint Local Plan - Preferred Options Consultation document considered by the Councils please follow the link below. The Councils will consult on the Draft Joint Local Plan later in July 2019, and further information will become available in due course.
Please note that this is a large file and may take some time to download.
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.
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 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'.