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Laxfield Neighbourhood Plan

Laxfield Parish Council have begun the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). When complete, the Plan may:

  • contain planning policies for the development and use of land;
  • allocate sites within the parish for new homes, employment and community land uses;
  • provide further guidance on the appearance and design of any new buildings.

Latest news ...

SEA / HRA Screening & Determination (May 2020)

The Pre-submission draft version of the NDP was assessed to determine whether a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and/or a Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) were required. The outcome of this exercise was that the need for an SEA Scoping Report and/or HRA Scoping Report were both 'screened-out'. A copy of the relevant Screening Reports and Notices of Determination are published below:

Previous stages ...

Reg 14 Pre-submission Consultation (22 Feb - 6 Apr 2020)

Pre-submission consultation on the draft Laxfield NDP took place between 22 February and 6 April 2020. See the Parish Council's Neighbourhood Planning web page for more details.

Reg 05 Area Designation (Feb 2018)

On 2 February 2018, Laxfield Parish Council submitted a new application to define the boundary of their Neighbourhood Plan. Under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Mid Suffolk District Council confirmed the designated NDP area on 9 February 2018. A notice to this effect, a copy of the application and a map identifying the NDP area can be viewed below:

Laxfield NDP Area Designation Notice

Laxfield NDP Area Designation Application

Laxfield NDP Area Map (Note: The area follows the parish boundary)