NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION
Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004
Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012
Notice is hereby given that Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are carrying out a consultation in relation to the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan. The consultation is being carried out under Regulation 18 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 The consultation period is ten weeks commencing on Monday 22nd July 2019 and concluding at 4pm on Monday 30th September 2019.
WHAT IS THE JOINT LOCAL PLAN?
The Joint Local Plan will relate to the area covered by Babergh District Council and Mid Suffolk District Council and will set out planning policies for the two Districts up to 2036. It will identify the amount of development required and allocate sites for development.
VIEWING THE CONSULTATION
The Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan Preferred Options Document (July 2019) is available to view on the Councils’ websites as follows:
www.babergh.gov.uk/jointlocalplan or www.midsuffolk.gov.uk/jointlocalplan
In addition, paper copies of the consultation document are available to view at the Councils’ office at Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX, at the Customer Access Point at 54 Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1AD, at the Customer Access Point at the Town Hall, Old Market Place, Sudbury, CO10 1TL and in libraries in the Districts.
HOW TO COMMENT
Comments must be made by 4pm on Monday 30th September 2019.
Comments can be made electronically through the Councils’ online system at www.babergh.gov.uk/jointlocalplan or www.midsuffolk.gov.uk/jointlocalplan;
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org;
or in writing to Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, Endeavour House, Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2BX.
To deliver comments in person please telephone 0300 123 4000 (option 5 then option 4).
Officers will be available to answer questions at drop-in exhibitions, which will be held as follows:
Tuesday 6th August 2pm to 5pm, United Reform Church Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1AD
Thursday 8th August 3.30pm to 6.30pm, Copdock Village Hall London Road, Copdock, IP8 3JN
Tuesday 13th August 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Stradbroke Community Centre Wilby Road, Stradbroke, IP21 5JN
Wednesday 14th August 3.30pm to 7pm, Lavenham Village Hall Church Street, Lavenham, CO10 9QT
Details of further events will be published on the Councils’ websites and through other communication channels.
Working Together If you would like to be kept updated on the future stages of our Joint Local Plan, you can sign up to our mailing list by visiting our websites or contacting us on 0300 123 4000 (option 5 then option 4) or by email at email@example.com.
All information collected and processed by the District Councils at this stage is by virtue of our requirement under the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. All comments received will be made publicly available and may be identifiable by name / organisation. All other personal information provided will be protected in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information on how we do this and your rights with regards to your personal information, and how to access it, please visit our website or call Customer Services on 0300 123 4000 and ask to speak to the Information Governance Officer.