Consultations

We value your views and carry out public consultation as part of our planning and decision making process.

On this page you can see information about our current and recent consultations.

Current consultations

Ludham Conservation Area re-appraisal

We are currently re-appraising the Ludham Conservation Area. 

The reappraisal aims to assist a better understanding of the character of places and what makes them special to people. Your ideas and feelings about Ludham are a key part of the reappraisal.

Please note that the consultation event scheduled to take place on Saturday 21 March has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ludham Conservation Area re-appraisal leaflet

Ludham conservation area re-appraisal additional information

The deadline for comments is Friday 15 May 2020.

Please let us have your comments on the document and points for consideration by emailing planningpolicy@broads-authority.gov.uk

Marketing and Viability Supplementary Planning Document

We consulted on the Marketing and Viability SPD in October/November 2019. We have read and responded to and taken on board the comments that were made. Changes are highlighted in the document out for consultation.

The deadline for comments is 4pm on 24 April 2020. This is 6 week consultation period.

If you have any comments, please email them to planningpolicy@broads-authority.gov.uk.

Visit our planning policies page to view the documents and for more information.

Residential Moorings Guide

The Residential Moorings Guide is a new guide and this is its first and only round of consultation.

The deadline for comments is 4pm on 24 April 2020. This is 6 week consultation period.

If you have any comments, please email them to planningpolicy@broads-authority.gov.uk.

Visit our planning policies page to view the documents and for more information.

Recent consultations

Flood Risk Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) consultation

We reviewed and amended the Flood Risk SPD. This was the second round of consultation that ran from 31 January 2020 to 4pm on 4 March 2020.

Visit our planning policies page for more information.

Neighbourhood area consultations

Mettingham, Barsham and Shipmeadow and Ringsfield and Weston wish to form a Neighbourhood Area for the purposes of producing a Neighbourhood Plan. Because this is more than one parish, the proposal needs to be consulted on. The consultation period ran from 09 December until 24January 2020.

Visit our neighbourhood planning page for more information.

Planning policy consultations

There were three planning policy documents out for consultation, the Flood Risk Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), Marketing and Viability SPD and Statement of Community Involvement. The consultation period was from 27 September to 4pm on 22 November 2019.

Modifications to the Local Plan for the Broads

Please visit our Local Plan examination webpage for further details.

Boat Safety Scheme new requirement for CO alarms

Comments were invited in Autumn 2018 on a proposed new BSS requirement for suitable Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms in good condition to be fitted to all classes of boats with accommodation. Following this consultation, the requirement for CO alarms was introduced from April 2019. Read more at http://bit.ly/2LtQWRo or email: Steve.birtles@broads-authority.gov.uk.

Article 4 Directions in the Broads

In planning, there are some things you can do without needing planning permission – these are called your ‘Permitted Development Rights’. The Broads Authority proposed some changes to these rights, and the consultation closed on 20 June 2018. For more information, visit the Article 4 Directions consultation webpage.

Broads Local Plan Publication Version

Comments were invited on the Publication version of the Broads Local Plan, which sets out the final policies we wish to use to help determine planning applications in the Broads Authority Executive Area. This consultation closed on 12 January 2018. For more information visit our Local Plan page.