Rushmere St Andrew Neighbourhood Plan - Additional Focused Consultation


This consultation has closed and we are considering the responses. Find out more about Rushmere St Andrew Neighbourhood Plan


East Suffolk Council is seeking views on its proposal not to accept one of the Examiner’s proposed modifications in relation to Policy RSA9 – Design Considerations. Further information is provided in the consultation document below. 


Do you agree with the approach to not accept the Examiner's proposed modification in relation to RSA9 Design Considerations? Let us know your comments by 5pm 23 November 2022

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Rushmere St Andrew


We will consider all comments received before deciding whether or not to accept one of the Examiner’s proposed modifications in relation to Policy RSA9 – Design Considerations.


Neighbourhood area

The proposed Neighbourhood Area is considered by the Council. A decision is made whether to approve the area for a Neighbourhood Plan. 


A draft plan is developed. Consultation takes place with the community. 

Plan submitted and examiner reviews plan

The plan is submitted to East Suffolk Council, who publish the plan and hold a formal consultation to give anybody interested in plan the opportunity to make a comment. An independent examiner is sent the Neighbourhood Plan, associated documents and all comments received at the previous stage. They recommend whether or not the plan should proceed to referendum. 

Additional focused consultation *CURRENT STAGE"

Should the Council disagree with the Examiner’s recommendations, the Council is required under certain circumstances to undertake consultation. 

Local referendum and making of plan

Members of the community can vote on whether the plan comes into force and be used by East Suffolk Council when considering planning applications. After a successful referendum, the plan is taken to East Suffolk Council to be 'Made'. 


  • Opened
    11 Oct 2022 at 10:00
  • Closed
    23 Nov 2022 at 17:00

Consultation Documents


Contact Details

Should you have any difficulties in accessing the consultation document you can contact us on 01394 444557 or email and we will aim to assist you.