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A Local Plan is a set of documents that determine how development will be planned over time.

Ipswich Borough Council recently on the Ipswich Local Plan Review Preferred Options, consisting of two documents: the Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document (DPD) Review Preferred Options and the Site Allocations and Policies (incorporating IP-One Area action Plan) DPD Review Preferred Options.
Documents published since February 2017 that make up the evidence base for the Ipswich Local Plan.
On 22nd February 2017, Ipswich Borough Council met to adopt the Ipswich Local Plan 2011-2031, in accordance with Regulations 17 and 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. The Local Plan comprises the Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document (DPD) Review, Site Allocations and Policies (incorporating IP-One Area Action Plan) DPD, Policies Map and IP-One Area Inset Policies Map.
The Council is undertaking a review of the adopted Ipswich Local Plan 2017, to look ahead to 2036. Although the Local Plan was adopted in 2017, a review is needed to meet a commitment made through policy CS7 ‘The Amount of New Housing Required’. The policy states that the Council will review housing needs jointly with neighbouring authorities and prepare joint or aligned local plan reviews to meet the need. Issues and options consultation took place between August and October 2017 and the next stage is planned for early in 2019.
Access to historical Local Plan documents.

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