Draft Housing in Clusters and Small Scale Residential Development in the Countryside Supplementary Planning Document – Consultation Period Friday 17th June to Friday 5pm 5th August 2022

East Suffolk Council is inviting comments on a new planning document which provides guidance on the development of small scale housing, of up to five dwellings, in the countryside.

The Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) provides further guidance on the application of Local Plan policies SCLP5.4 Housing in Clusters in the Countryside (Suffolk Costal Local PLan,2020) and WLP8.7 Small Scale Residential Development in the Countryside (Waveney Local Plan, 2019).

How can you get involved?

Give your views

Visit the website below to view and comment on the draft document. Paper copies of the draft SPD and Initial Consultation Statement are also available to view in libraries and the Council’s Customer Service Centres. Please contact East Suffolk Council if you need assistance in viewing the documents.

All comments received will  be considered and taken into account when finalising the SPD, which will be adopted later in 2022. Once adopted the SPD will be a material consideration in determining planning applications.

Find out more and give your views:

Alternatively, please send comments to:

East Suffolk Council, Planning Policy & Delivery Team, Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0EQ