Core Strategy Examination

This page sets out information and the documentation related to the consultation and examination process of the Core Strategy Focused Review (CSFR).

The CSFR was submitted to the Secretary of State via the Planning Inspectorate on 21st March 2012. The Council has received the Inspector’s Report on the CSFR and produced the draft “Core Strategy Focused Review incorporating modifications”, for consideration of adoption by Full Council (see below). The CSFR will be put forward to Full Council for consideration of adoption in accordance with Reg 26 of the Town and Country Planning Regulations 2012. The earliest available Full Council Committee date is likely to be on 20 December 2012.

PINS letter re Report on the Examination into the Mid Suffolk CSFR 17 October 2012

Final Report: Mid Suffolk District Council's CSFR 17 October 2012

Core Strategy Focused Review incorporating modifications – December 2012

Access documents


The hearing sessions for the Core Strategy Focused Review were held on Wednesday 27 June and Thursday 28 June 2012 at the Mid Suffolk District Council Offices, Needham Market. The independent Inspector was Mrs Julia Gregory BSC(HONS) BTP MRTPI MCMI.

CSFR Main Modifications schedule 09/07/12

Statement letter 04/05/12

CSFR Main issues and questions

Notes for CSFR Hearings

Examination Programme

Submissions received by 5pm Thursday 14 June 2012


Main modifications consultation

Background to the publication