Local Plan Examination 2015 – Superseded

The information on this page relates to the current Ipswich Borough Council Local Plan adopted 22nd February 2017. View the Examination Homepage for the emerging Ipswich Local Plan Review 2018-2036.

Ipswich Borough Council submitted its Local Plan to the Secretary of State for examination on 14th December 2015.

The Local Plan comprises the Core Strategy and Policies development plan document review and the Site Allocations and Policies (Incorporating IP-One Area Action Plan) development plan document.

Details of the Submission, including the documents submitted, are available on the Submission of  the Local Plan for Examination page.

Correspondence and updates relating to the examination can be viewed below in reverse chronological order, together with key dates:

Key dates

Please note the Matter 3 hearing session has been moved and will now be held at 10am on Wednesday 20th July 2016 after the Matter 11 hearing session. This updates the draft hearings programme.

  • 28th June 2016 - Hearings commence and continue to 20th July 2016
  • 24th June 2016 - Further written statements in answer to Matters 5 & 9
  • 3rd June 2016 - Further written statements in answer to Matters 4a, 4b, 6, 7, 8, 10 & 11
  • 27th May 2016 - The Council has produced two documents, updating ICD48, Ipswich Transport Model Assessment and a related document, Air Quality Assessment. These are available to view in the Core Document Library - Post Submission Documents
  • 20th May 2016 - Programme Officer (Annette Feeney) must be informed if you wish to speak at the hearings (or have your comments dealt with by written consideration). CLOSED


Post Hearing Consultation

Retail (PSCD38 Ipswich Borough Council Retail Update Note)

Transport and Air Quality