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Consultation on Coastal Adaptation Supplementary Planning Document

September 4, 2020 6:00 PM

Six week Consultation covering the coast from Holkham in Norfolk to Felixstowe in Suffolk Cropped coastal image (Helen Hanley [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Consultation Period 4th September to 5pm 16th October 2020

What is this consultation about?

A partnership of East Suffolk Council, Great Yarmouth Borough Council, North Norfolk District Council, the Broads Authority, and the Coastal Partnership East Team is seeking views on the proposed content of the draft Coastal Adaptation Supplementary Planning Document.

What is the Coastal Adaptation Supplementary Planning Document?

The purpose of this joint document is to provide guidance on how to interpret and implement planning policy in relation to coastal matters. Following this early consultation on what should be included in the joint document, the partnership will prepare a draft document for public consultation. Once adopted, the joint document will be a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.

Interested parties are being consulted

Whilst this is not the public consultation stage, the partnership are welcoming comments at this early and informal stage on the proposed content of the joint document from anyone who has an interest in the coast or may be affected by changes to the coast. The consultation will run for 6 weeks, closing at 5pm 16th October 2020.

How to view the Coastal Adaptation initial consultation document and respond

Visit the consultation portal to view the Coastal Adaptation Supplementary Planning Document and make a comment online.

Alternatively, email your response to planningpolicy@eastsuffolk.gov.uk or post your comments to East Suffolk Council, Planning Policy and Delivery Team, Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0EQ. Comments must be received by 5pm on the 16th October 2020.

Physical copies of the document template are available to inspect at Great Yarmouth Town Hall on a pre booked appointment basis. This can be arranged by emailing localplan@great-yarmouth.gov.uk or calling 01493 846483. Alternatively to request a copy to be sent by post (free of charge) please email planningpolicy@eastsuffolk.gov.uk or telephone 01394 444557.

What happens next?

The partnership will consider all comments received and make changes to the content where this is considered necessary. A draft document will be prepared for public consultation before being adopted by all of the partnership authorities. Once adopted the joint document will be a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.

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