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Local Development Scheme

A new Local Development Scheme (LDS) which sets out the revised timetable for the production of the Joint Local Plan was approved by Babergh District Council on 21st July 2020 and Mid Suffolk District Council on 23rd July 2020. The key stages and milestones of the Joint Local Plan can be viewed in the document, which confirms that the next formal stage of public consultation is due in Autumn 2020. To view the LDS please click on the link below:


Local Development Scheme Update July 2020


Progress against the milestones and timescales set out in this LDS will be assessed and set out each year in the two Councils’ combined Annual Monitoring Report (produced to cover the period from start April – end March and now completed and published in Summer each year).