|This page relates to the former Suffolk Coastal Local Plan, which has been superseded by the new Adopted Suffolk Coastal Local Plan (adopted 23 September 2020).|
The Coastal Management Team has an overall objective to appropriately manage the risk to life, property and the environment from coastal erosion and related flooding. This includes:Read more about "What do Coastal Management do?"...
Coastal strategies consider the coastal management options available for protecting a stretch of coastline. The key objective of a strategy is to recommend options to manage erosion and coastal flood risk which are sustainable in the longer-term. That is to say that the proposed options are economically, socially and environmentally acceptable within Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) policy and other constraints.Read more about "Coastal strategies and schemes"...
A Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) is a strategy for managing flood and erosion risk for a particular stretch of coastline, over short, medium and long-term periods. SMPs identify the best ways to manage coastal flood and erosion risk to people and the developed, historic and natural environment. They also identify opportunities where shoreline management can work with others to make improvements.Read more about "Shoreline Management Plans"...
|Shoreline Management Plan Sub-Cell 3c: Lowestoft Ness to Harwich||1998||Halcrow on behalf of Suffolk Coastal District Council, Waveney District Council and the Environment Agency|
|Natural England Research Reports No 643 - Integrated Coastal Zone Management and the Planning System in England||2005||English Nature|
Suffolk Shoreline Management Plan 7: Lowestoft Ness to Felixstowe Landguard Point
Our online consultation system allows you to submit representations on the District Local Plan during public consultation periods and view any representations made. Follow the link to view consultations, or to register your details in order to make a representation.Read more about "Online consultations"...
The Core Strategy and Development Management Policies Development Plan Document is underpinned by a comprehensive core document library:Read more about "Core Strategy document library"...
|Political structure||Leader and Cabinet|
|Number of councillors||55|
|Town and parish councils||175|
|Number of wards||29|
|Staff headcount & full time equivalents (FTE January 2019)||778|
|Registered office||East Suffolk House
Woodbridge IP12 1RT
|Correspondence to be sent to||Riverside
4 Canning Road
Lowestoft NR33 0EQ
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78.9km of coastline
Largest Ward: Framlingham
Most densely populated ward: Harbour and Normanston (39.35 persons per hectare)
Least populated Wards: Wrentham and Westleton (0.31 persons per hectare)
(48.7% males / 51.3% females)
|Average age of population||44|
|Population projection||259,450 by 2039|
|Residents in employment||78.4%|
|Persons ages 16-64 in
(a) full-time employment
(b) part-time employment
|Number of self employed||17,200|
|Number of businesses||9,380 enterprises
(88.8% micro businesses)
|Estimated number of dwellings||117,030|
|Council tax Band D||£167.22|
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