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Final Draft Plan (Regulation 19)

A period for the submission of representations ran from 29 March to 24 May 2018. An Examination of the Local Plan is in progress.

Local Plan, supporting documents and evidence base

Waveney Local Plan Final Draft (Regulation 19)

Policies maps
Illustrates the geographic policies of the Local Plan in PDF format. Also available is an interactive map.

Sustainability Appraisal Report

The purpose of a sustainability appraisal is to promote sustainable development by assessing the extent to which the emerging Local Plan, when considered against alternatives, will help to achieve relevant environmental, economic and social objectives.

A sustainability appraisal has been undertaken on all the different policy options and site options considered during the preparation of the Local Plan.

The sustainability appraisal also considers the cumulative effect of the Local Plan on sustainability objectives. If you have any comments on the SA, please email waveneylocalplan@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Consultation Statement

How we took into account comments from previous consultations in writing the Final Draft Local Plan. 

Habitat Regulations Assessment

The Habitats Regulations Assessment assesses the impact of the plan on internationally protected habitats. If you have any comments on the Habitats Regulations Assessment, please email waveneylocalplan@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Equality Impact Assessment

Assessing the impact of the emerging Local Plan policies upon different sections of the community.

Duty to Cooperate Statement

How we cooperated with relevant authorities to maximise the effectiveness of Local Plan preparation in the context of strategic cross boundary matters. 

Statement of Representations Procedure

How representations will be considered and where documents are available

Guidance Note on how to make a representation

Guidance on how to make a representation on the Waveney Local Plan. 

Evidence base

It is essential that the Local Plan is based on a robust understanding of the needs, constraints and opportunities presented in the district. For this reason, a number of background studies have been prepared. 

Responses to the First Draft Local Plan

View comments made at the previous stage, the Council’s response and changes made to the plan.