Saxmundham Neighbourhood Plan


This consultation has closed. Find out more about the Saxmundham Plan

Saxmundham Town Council has submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to East Suffolk Council ahead of it being submitted for independent examination
. East Suffolk Council is required to publicise the Plan and invite representations, which will be forwarded to the examiner for consideration alongside the plan.

Subject to the plan successfully completing all the relevant regulatory stages, the policies and proposals contained in the plan will be used in the determination of planning applications within the Saxmundham Neighbourhood Area. 

This period of representations is in accordance with regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and Localism Act 2011 and ends at 5pm on 2nd September 2022. View the Notice

 What documents have been submitted? 

What stage is the Neighbourhood Plan at? 

Stages of Neighbourhood Plan preparation (current stage in Bold)

1  |  Neighbourhood Area designated
2  |  Neighbourhood Plan developed
3  |  Pre-Submission consultation
4  |  Plan submitted to East Suffolk Council
5  |  East Suffolk Council publicises Plan for eight weeks
6  |  Independent Examiner reviews Plan
7  |  Modify Plan
8  |  Local Referendum
9  |  Plan is 'made'


  • Opened
    8 Jul 2022 at 09:00
  • Closed
    2 Sep 2022 at 17:00


Contact Details

Email your response to:

Post your response to:
East Suffolk Council
Planning Policy and Delivery Team (Neighbourhood Planning)
4 Canning Road
NR33 0EQ

Representations should be headed Saxmundham Neighbourhood Plan as the subject matter. Where representations relate to a particular paragraph or policy please ensure that this is also clearly stated. View Data Protection Statement.

Any representations made may include a request to be notified of East Suffolk Council’s decision whether to accept the Examiners recommendation and future progress with the plan.