Planning and Design Advice

The following pages outline guidance relevant for the whole county.

For futher guidance, please see the Planning Portal or contact your district or borough council.

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Planning Obligations

Sometimes planning permission requires developers to fund infrastructure improvements as part of the development.

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Suffolk Advisory Parking Standards

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Suffolk County Council Estate Road Specification

Specifying standards of materials and workmanship to be used in residential or industrial developments so they are eligible for adoption by us.

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Suffolk Design Guide for Residential Areas

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Suffolk Manual

A good practice guide for all those working in the highway and other public spaces in sensitive areas.

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Suffolk Register of Buildings at Risk

Information on buildings in Suffolk known to be at risk through neglect and decay, or vulnerable to becoming so.

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Supplementary Guidance: Air Quality Management and New Development 2011

The Suffolk local authorities have a duty to monitor and assess air quality across the county and to prepare annual reports.

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The Suffolk Green Buildings Network

The Suffolk Green Buildings Network promotes inspirational and achievable green buildings from across the county.

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Travel Plans for new development

Information for developers on Travel Plans

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