The Planning Policy Team prepares and reviews a wide range of strategic planning documents, including the Ipswich Local Plan, which are used in the long-term planning of the Borough and in the determination of planning applications.
Ipswich Borough Council continues to operate its Town Planning and Building Control services, in line with Government advice. The Planning Policy Team are progressing with the Local Plan submission and carrying out further required work on the Statements of Common Ground with various parties, and the final documents for the evidence base.
This is an area of land that lies on the northern edge of the urban area between Henley Road in the west and Tuddenham Road in the east. It has been identified through the adopted Core Strategy and Policies development plan document for the development of housing and associated facilities.
The Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 requires local authorities as part of their statutory duties to keep and maintain registers of people who are interested in self-build or custom build housing projects in their area.