Dates for Council LDF meetings

The council have now arranged dates for Cabinet and Full Council meetings as follows:-

Cabinet – Friday 8 July 2011 at 9.30 am   – venue Trinity Park Conference Centre Council – Wednesday 27 July 2011 at 9.30 am – venue Trinity park Conference Centre

Several updates have been made to the LDF supporting documents . . . → Read More: Dates for Council LDF meetings

SCDC’s possible LDF timetable as at April 2011

2011

March/April        Complete additional assessment work June                         Report to Cabinet June/July              Report to Full Council- At this point the Reviewed Core Strategy will replace the Interim Core Strategy October         . . . → Read More: SCDC’s possible LDF timetable as at April 2011

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – CABINET MEETING

REMINDER OF CABINET MEETING this coming Thursday February 17th at 9.30am at Trinity Park.  Some members of the Council wish to discount the huge public opposition to the allocation of 2000 houses at BT.  The only way to make sure that the Council take note is to have a large public presence at the . . . → Read More: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – CABINET MEETING

Suffolk Coastline Magazine – Issue 45 autumn/winter 2010

Many of you will have received the latest Coastline newsletter from SCDC, and seen the front page article “Help us agree how many homes are needed ” which went on to announce yet another round of public consultation. Some members of the NANT committee observed the Cabinet meeting on 2 November where the Cabinet . . . → Read More: Suffolk Coastline Magazine – Issue 45 autumn/winter 2010

SCDC launches consultation on a new draft LDF

Suffolk Coastal District Council has just published a report, to be considered by its Cabinet on 2nd November 2010, which sets out a suggested programme of action for updating the LDF as a result of changes in Government planning policy. They are proposing to publish a revised draft LDF Core Strategy and supporting documentation, . . . → Read More: SCDC launches consultation on a new draft LDF

Letter in EADT – “We need a complete re-think on new housing”

“Dear  Sir, a couple of weeks ago, the EADT published a letter from Michael Cole about the shocking and depressing experience of watching Suffolk Coastal District Council’s version of democracy in action – he was talking about a planning application on land next to his. I am aware that the Council’s Scrutiny Committee is reviewing the functioning of the Planning Department because of concerns expressed by some of the parish councils and other bodies. Now I learn that Cllr Sherrie Green has been removed from Suffolk Coastal DC’s Cabinet, apparently because she suggested that the Council should revisit the Local Development Framework following the change in Government policy and “be honest with local people”.  The Leader of the Council (Cllr Herring) was quoted as saying Continue reading

Outcome of SCDC full Council meeting

The outcome of tonight’s meeting of the full Council was that the recommendations from Cabinet were approved:- ie

Agrees that the Core Strategy as set out in Appendix 1 to the report be submitted for examination by an independent inspector subject to completing all relevant processes and procedures; Adopt the Policies as interim . . . → Read More: Outcome of SCDC full Council meeting

SCDC notes of the Cabinet meeting Plus comments

Some notes of the Cabinet meeting now available – NANT Comments on the SCDC Cabinet Meeting – 24th Feb 2010

SCDC Cabinet Meeting Decision on LDF

The Cabinet met today and you will be disappointed, but probably not surprised, to learn that Cabinet voted unanimously to recommend the LDF Core Strategy to full Council for approval on 18th March.  This is not good news. More details will be posted in the next day or two (28/2: sorry this taking a . . . → Read More: SCDC Cabinet Meeting Decision on LDF

SCDC papers for the 24th Feb Cabinet meeting

The papers for the 24th Feb Cabinet meeting are now available HERE.  The document CAB14-10-LDF sets out the Council’s proposal – ie to endorse the LDF with 2000 homes on the BT land at Martlesham.