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Joint Local Plan - Regulation 19 Pre-submission (Nov 2020)

Please note the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan - Pre-submission (Regulation 19) Consultation (November 2020) is now closed.


The Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan - Pre-submission document (Regulation 19) (November 2020) was approved by Babergh Full Council on 10 November 2020 and Mid Suffolk Full Council on 11 November 2020.

This is an important document which will provide the strategy for the growth of the Districts, setting out what and where development will take place up to 2037.


The Joint Local Plan - Pre-submission (Regulation 19) consultation opened on 12 November 2020 and closed at 12 noon on 24 December 2020. Our dedicated consultation portal allowed people and organisations to make comments on the plan and view an interactive mapping system. To view these please click below:

Consultation Portal
Online Mapping System

 IMPORTANT - All comments must be in writing and duly made in accordance with the published Statement of Representations Procedures. Any comments which are not compliant with this, will not be taken account of as duly made.

View the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan - Pre-submission (Regulation 19) Consultation (November 2020) as a PDF document below:




The Infrastructure Delivery Plan (September 2020) is also an important evidence base document which sets out the detailed links between growth proposals in the Joint Local Plan and future infrastructure requirements over the lifetime of the Plan.


The full evidence base and documents underpinning the Joint Local Plan can be viewed on the Councils Core Document Library which is available below:

Core Document Library 


 The Council has created a short video introducing the Joint Local Plan, it's headline content and how you can make your comments. Please see the video below:


JLP Pre-Submission Introduction Video


Submission of comments are recommended through the online consultation portal. However, you can also use either of the paper forms below:



Upon request, Babergh and Mid Suffolk Town/Parish Councils may order one printed copy of the Joint Local Plan - Pre-Submission Regulation 19 (Nov 2020) document by email to the Strategic Planning team or 0300 1234 000 (Option 5, then Option 4). Copies will be mailed to the Clerk or Chairman only.

Additional, or public copies can be ordered through the print Joint Local Plan order form and are chargeable at £40 including postage and packaging (please note card payments only accepted).




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