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Planning application forms and fees, advice and guidance, how to search and comment on planning applications.

Here are the most recent Planning applications - week ending 11 July 2024.

What is the Local Validation List?

The adopted Ipswich Borough Council Local Validation List sets out all the information that Ipswich Borough Council require to be submitted prior to a planning application being validated. The Local Validation List comprises a list of documents and guidance that explains when each document is required to ensure that planning applications and other applications are supported by sufficient detailed information.

As part of the ‘Turning our Town Around’ initiative, Ipswich Borough Council asked residents and local businesses to vote on which area they would like redeveloped, and with the most votes, Arras Square was selected.
You can apply for planning permission online via the Planning Portal website; alternatively you can print and return one of our application forms.
The Planning and Development Committee meets regularly to consider major planning applications and decisions.
The procedure for Listed Building Consent is similar to that for planning permission.
Planning applications registered in the past four weeks are available to download.
What is the Suffolk Coast Recreational Avoidance and Mitigation Strategy (RAMS)?
Fees payable for planning applications and pre-application advice.


Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Development Management,
3W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432913