West Suffolk Local Plan Review

West Suffolk have commenced a review of the local plan which will set out the long term planning and land use policies for the area. The timeline for the preparation of these documents is available on the Local Development Scheme

West Suffolk Local Plan Issues and Options (Regulation 18)


The West Suffolk Local Plan Issues and Options consultation will be live from 9am on Tuesday 13 October and run until 22 December (5pm) 2020.

Register your details on the online planning policy consultation system at:

  • https://westsuffolk.inconsult.uk/

    You may have been registered on our previous system, however, due to GDPR regulations, we are unable to transfer your details onto the new system. You will need to register yourself to be kept up to date with the local plan process. Register as soon as possible to avoid missing out on any information we send out to consultation members.

  • Guidance notes to help you register

Virtual exhibition

The council is running a virtual exhibition for the duration of the consultation.

  • https://westsuffolk.exhibition.app/

    From the exhibition you can view the documents, access frequently asked questions and chat to planning officers live (from 13 October) online at the dates and times shown below (or leave a message at other times).

Planning officers availability on virtual exhibition live chat

  • Tuesday 13 October (consultation opens) - 10am to 12pm and 2 to 6pm
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays throughout consultation period - 10am to 12pm and 4 to 6pm
  • Tuesday 22 December (consultation closes) - 10am to 12pm and 2 to 5pm

If you have any queries during the consultation please contact planning.policy@westsuffolk.gov.uk or phone 01284 757368.