SCC Consultation begins February 21st 2013

SCDC has begun a 6 week consultation on the Main Modifications to the LDF/Core Strategy and the Revised Sustainability Appraisal. This started on February 21st and will continue until 5th April – The official notification letter and more details are to be found on Suffolk Coastal’s website – here is the link to the . . . → Read More: SCC Consultation begins February 21st 2013

Consultation guidance notes

Pre-submission Consultation on the LDF Core Strategy – guidance notes

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These notes have been produced by No Adastral New Town (NANT). Guidance on the mechanics of submitting your application are provided here by SCDC and at the end of . . . → Read More: Consultation guidance notes

Responding to the SCDC Consultation

The current consultation is quite technical in that it is specifically about the Appropriate Assessment and Sustainability Appraisal. The council has changed some words in the revised documents, but these changes do not of themselves change the underlying issue that NANT raised – namely that their assumptions about the impact of the Deben estuary sensitive . . . → Read More: Responding to the SCDC Consultation

Latest (and final?) Core Strategy Consultation

The Reviewed Core Strategy was considered by Full Council on 27 July 2011when it was resolved to progress the document subject to the Sustainability Appraisal and Appropriate Assessment documents being updated. (minutes are available but note there is a an error in the file on SCDCs website so here is a readable copy Full . . . → Read More: Latest (and final?) Core Strategy Consultation

The Truth about the LDF Consultation Responses

SCDC have claimed 3.5% support for the Local Development Framework Core Strategy (LDF). This may or may not be accurate, but it is an overall figure that hides the truth: there is virtually no support for the general housing numbers or distribution, or the allocations in the East Ipswich Policy Area (EIPA) or Felixstowe.

. . . → Read More: The Truth about the LDF Consultation Responses

NANT responses to the LDF Consultation

Here are the responses to the council’s consultation submitted by NANT and on our behalf by our professional advisors:-

NANT response to LDF 23rd Jan 2011

Planning Consultants, Peecock Short Peecock Short Representation on behalf of NANT

Richard Buxton, Environment and Public Law Solicitors Buxton Representation to SCDC

. . . → Read More: NANT responses to the LDF Consultation

LDF Consultation deadline passed

The closing date for the consultation has now passed. If you’ve missed it it’s probably still worth sending your letter in. The Council’s Scrutiny Committee has already considered the document at a meeting on 17th January.

Here is a copy of the response submitted by NANT on behalf of the residents who have supported . . . → Read More: LDF Consultation deadline passed

Help with your objection letter

We only have until January 23rd to respond to the LDF consultation. The strategy is still for 2,000 houses to the south and east of Adastral Park – in other words the BT site. It is vital that we get the maximum number of people responding to the LDF to ensure that the councillors appreciate the . . . → Read More: Help with your objection letter

LDF Public Consultation ending 23rd January 2011

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LDF Consultation has begun 29th November

Extract and links from SCDC planning website:

Core Strategy review and consultation - Since coming to power in May, the Government has implemented a raft of changes which impact on the planning system. In particular, they have told all councils that regional targets for new homes (Regional Spatial Strategies) will be abolished and that each . . . → Read More: LDF Consultation has begun 29th November