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

There are no consultations happening at present.

Recent consultations

Carlton Colville Neighbourhood Area 

This consultation closed on 15 April 2019. Visit Waveney District Council's website for more information. 

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 or email:

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.