On 10th June 2020, the Ipswich Local Plan Review 2018-2036 was submitted to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for independent for examination. The plan was submitted in accordance with Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and Section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended). This part of the local plan process is called Regulation 22.
Ipswich Borough Council submitted the following documents and information to the Secretary of State:
In advancing to submission the Council has given careful consideration to the implications arising from the present social distancing measures, considering those who may be affected and how the Council can ensure such groups are not disadvantaged.
The Council encourages the use of its website where you are able to access all of the relevant Local Plan documentation. The documents submitted and information relating to the examination can be viewed on the Core Document Library pages.
If you are unable to access the information via the website, or if you are aware of anyone in these circumstances, please contact the Planning Policy team on 01473 432019 to discuss alternative arrangements.
Annette Feeney has been appointed as the Programme Officer for the examination and will deal with all procedural, administrative and programming matters. She is independent from the Council and reports directly to the Inspector. All correspondence or queries relating to the examination should be directed to her:
Tel: 01473 432006 / 07775 771026
Mrs Annette Feeney
c/o Ipswich Borough Council
15-17 Russell Road
The examination has now commenced. Further details can be found on the Examination page of the website, including the names of the appointed Inspectors, examination documents, and an explanation of what happens next, including how you can participate.
Read more about the Planning Inspectorate's latest advice on coronavirus and Local Plan Examinations.
Decisions about how to move examinations forward under the Covid-19 restrictions are at the discretion of the Inspector appointed to hold the independent examination.
Information about the local plan examination will be posted on the Ipswich Borough Council website and questions should be addressed to the Programme Officer for the examination.
Summaries of all the representations received in respect of the Final Draft Local Plan (Regulation 19) consultation are now available to view online via the Council’s local plan consultation module.
The Consultation Statement for the Ipswich Local Plan Review Regulation 22(c) Statement also summarises the representations made in respect of the Ipswich Local Plan Review Final Draft consultation.
The Consultation Statement has been added to our online Core Document Library. If you are unable to access the information via the website, please contact the Planning Policy team on 01473 432019 to discuss alternative arrangements.