Planning, waste and environment

Planning application advice and guidance, Household Waste Recycling Centres, listed buildings and green conservation areas.

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Planning applications

Find out how to apply for planning permission, and view, comment and read advice on planning applications for minerals, waste and county council developments.

Planning and development advice

Countywide guidance for all planning developments in Suffolk. The information provided should be used alongside the advice of each district council.

Creating the Greenest County

Find out more about our aim to make Suffolk the greenest county, including details of environmental issues such as energy, green travel, water and recycling.

Suffolk's countryside and wildlife

Suffolk is a beautiful county. Its natural environment and quality of life are much treasured by people who visit, live and work here.

Waste and recycling

Learn how waste and recycling is managed in Suffolk, where to find your local Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) and what you can recycle.

Major infrastructure projects

Some planning applications are of national significance, and are determined by the Planning Inspectorate. Find out about such projects in Suffolk.

Buildings in Suffolk

Read information about listed buildings and conservation areas, buildings at risk and green buildings in Suffolk.

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