Planning and Building Control

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Information on planning applications, policy documents, conservation, building regulations, land charges and more.

Please contact the following numbers directly for more information:

  • Building Control: 01473 432951
  • Development Control (Planning): 01473 432913
  • Planning Policy: 01473 432019

Ipswich Borough Council continues to operate its Town Planning and Building Control services in line with Government advice.

Find out how the planning application process has been affected by Covid-19.
Typically, burials have been performed within specified cemeteries or churchyards. Historically, however, wealthy families have been afforded the opportunity to lay their family members to rest in crypts, tombs or other burial chambers situated on their private land.
How we name new streets and number the properties within them. Also, what to do if you wish to change the name of your house or report a damaged street name plate.
How to use Ipswich Borough Council's GIS maps.