The adopted Local Plan for St Edmundsbury Council and emerging local plans for Forest Heath Council
(and all related policy documents, including guidance and SPD’s) will continue to apply to those parts of the West Suffolk Council area until a new Local Plan for West Suffolk is adopted.
This is currently scheduled for mid-2023.
Online Planning applications (Public Access) – limited availability 5pm 26 March to 8am 1 April 2019
You can still see planning records and information about applications on our Public access webpage, but the information available will be frozen from the evening of Tuesday 26 March 2019. Between 26 March and 1 April you will not be able to comment on applications online, but you will be able to make comments by emailing email@example.com
Planning and building control system - offline from 27 to 31 March 2019
We will be unable to acknowledge, register or issue decisions on any applications during this period. Applications submitted during this time will be processed in the week commencing 1 April 2019 by West Suffolk Council. We apologise for any inconvenience.
St Edmundsbury Borough Council formally adopted Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill and Rural Area Vision 2031 site allocation documents on 23 September 2014. Vision 2031 documents form part of the St Edmundsbury Local Plan. These documents identify where growth will be allowed and what local everyday services people will need to enjoy a good quality of life. The adopted Vision 2031 and related documents are listed below and you can also read the inspectors report and modifications appendices