The Localism Act, which received Royal Assent on November 15 2011, introduced new rights and powers to allow local communities to shape new development by coming together to prepare neighbourhood plans.
Neighbourhood Plan News
The Secretary of State has upheld Lewes District Council’s refusal of Bovis Homes’ application for 95 homes, by dismissing Bovis’ appeal. Please see the attachments below for more information. Decision letter Planning Inspector’s Report from the Public Inquiry held 14-16 September 2016
The Wivelsfield Neighbourhood Plan (WNP) has passed Examination and been recommended to Lewes DC to go to Referendum. Lewes DC has accepted the recommendation and the date for Referendum has been set for 27th October 2016. The Neighbourhood Plan and other documents can be viewed at Lewes DC website using the link here
Regulation 16 Public Consultation Wivelsfield Parish Council has submitted their Neighbourhood Plan and related documents to Lewes District Council under Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. The Neighbourhood Plan, and other submission documents, are now available for a 6 week representation period (Regulation 16)