Issue details

Adoption of the Development & Archaeology Supplementary Planning Document

A Development and Archaeology Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been prepared to support the implementation of the Ipswich Local Plan.  The Development and Archaeology SPD will provide guidance for developments on sites with archaeological potential, and highlight the existence of the Ipswich Urban Archaeological Database.  The SPD was subject to public consultation between 25th May and 9th July 2018.  The responses received are being considered and revisions will be made to the SPD where appropriate. The report will seek the formal adoption of the finalised SPD.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/08/2018

Decision due: 30 Oct 2018 by Executive

No change since plan

Lead member: Portfolio Holder: Planning & Museums

Contact: Sarah Barker Email: Tel: 01473 432000.

Consultation process

The Development and Archaeology SPD has been prepared by the County Archaeology Service and Ipswich Borough Council in consultation with Historic England.  It has been subject to public consultation, including a workshop for developers.


Portfolio Holder for Development & Museums

Chief Operating Officer

Head of Development

Planning & Development Operations Manager

Legal Services

Financial Services

Agenda items

Background papers

  • Ipswich Local Plan, February 2017;  
  • Ipswich Local Development Scheme October 2015;  
  • Statement of Community Involvement for Ipswich Review, March 2018;  
  • Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012;  
  • National Planning Policy Framework July 2018