Final Draft Local Plan

The Suffolk Coastal Final Draft Local Plan was published for a 6 week period to receive representations in relation to legal compliance and soundness from Monday 14 January until 17.00 on Monday 25 February 2019.

Representations received in relation to the Final Draft Local Plan can be viewed on the consultation website.

The Final Draft Local Plan, covering the period to 2036, contains planning policies and site allocations which will be used to determine planning applications in the area. It sets out the level of growth which needs to be planned for and identifies where this should be located.

Supporting documents, evidence base and further reference

The following documents were also available as part of the representations period:

The Final Draft Local Plan is supported by an available evidence base covering housing, employment and retail, the natural and historic environment, viability and commercial leisure.

Public drop-in events

During the representation period a number of public drop-in sessions were held. These sessions provided an opportunity to discuss the Final Draft Local Plan with Planning Officers and obtain advice about submitting a representation.

Representations received on the Final Draft Local Plan will be published in due course.  The Council is working towards Submission to the Planning Inspectorate at the end of March 2019.

If you have any queries about the Suffolk Coastal Local Plan, please contact a member of the Planning Policy and Delivery Team at or telephone: 01394 444557.