Local Plan: Issues and Options (Suffolk Coastal District Council Consultation 18th August – 30th October 2017)

Posted by Town Hall Staff 12 September 2017

Suffolk Coastal District Council Local Plan: Issues and Options Consultation 18th August – 30th October 2017

Suffolk Coastal District Council is undertaking a Local Plan Review, beginning with the Issues and Options document which is published for public consultation from Friday 18th August until Monday 30th October 2017.  The consultation document and other supporting information can be found through this link: http://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/planning/local-plans/suffolk-coastal-local-plan/local-plan-review/help-plan-the-future-of-the-district/

The Issues and Options consultation document is presented in two parts.  Part 1 has been prepared in conjunction with Ipswich Borough Council to identify the strategic cross boundary issues affecting the two local authorities.  Part 2 focus on issues specific to Suffolk Coastal.  SCDC are inviting comments from the Town Council on the questions and issues relevant to Felixstowe.

The Issues and Options represent the first stage of Local Plan consultation and is the first opportunity to let the SCDC know the Town Council’s thoughts and ideas as to how the district is to be developed up to 2036.  Alongside the consultation document, SCDC is also publishing:

  • Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report,
  • Sustainability Appraisal Site Assessments,
  • Supporting evidence base documents in relation to housing and employment needs.

Copies of the consultation document, Sustainability Appraisal documents and evidence base documents are available on the Council’s website at http://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/planning/local-plans/suffolk-coastal-local-plan/local-plan-review/

The District Council is holding a series of drop-in sessions for members of the public  to find out more about the consultation as follows:

Venue Date and Time
Yoxford Village Hall (Main Hall)
Old High Road, Yoxford, IP17 3HN
Monday 11th September
Tower Hall
5 Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew, Ipswich IP4 5SU
Thursday 14th September
Felixstowe Town Hall (Council Chamber)
Undercliff Rd W, Felixstowe IP11 2AG
Monday 18th September
Suffolk Coastal District Council (Deben Room)
East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, IP12 1RT
Tuesday 26th September
Wenhaston Village Hall
Narrow Way, Wenhaston, Halesworth IP19 9DP
Wednesday 27th September
Kirton Recreation Ground (The Pavilion)
12 Alley Rd, Kirton, Ipswich IP10 0NN
Monday 2nd October


Riverside Centre

6 Great Glemham Rd, Stratford St Andrew, IP17 1LL

Wednesday 11th October