We only manage planning applications related to:
- county council developments such as schools or fire stations
For other planning applications contact your local district or borough council:
- Babergh District Council
- Ipswich Borough Council
- Mid Suffolk District Council
- East Suffolk Council (Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils)
- West Suffolk Council (Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury Councils)
Please see a map of the area (JPG, 5.5MB) to locate your district council.
How to submit an application
You can submit an online application through our planning portal.
Please read our guidance notes (PDF, 117KB) before you submit an application.
More information regarding the planning process can be found on the Planning Portal
Before you submit your application
Read our planning and development advice to help make sure that your planning application meets the requirements for approval.
Some applications may need to be determined by the Development and Regulation Committee.
Pay for a planning application
Please see the new Planning Application Fees (PDF, 101KB) as from 17 January 2018.
You can pay for a planning application quickly and easily online.
We'll check your application contains the correct information.
You must provide all of the information published in:
- Local Planning Validation Requirements July 2015 (PDF, 231KB)
- National Planning Validation Requirements (PDF, 339KB)
- Development Control Charter April 2017 (PDF, 378KB)
- Development Control Manual June 2017 (PDF, 432KB)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or advice.
Telephone: 01473 265066
Our postal address is:Suffolk County Council Planning SectionStrategic DevelopmentFifth Floor, Endeavour House8 Russell RoadIpswichIP1 2BX