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Lewes Core Strategy examination library

Download documents relating to the different preparation stages of the Lewes District Joint Core Strategy up to adoption, including examination stages.

In response to the Inspector’s Initial Findings letter Lewes District Council and the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) prepared a number of proposed modifications to the submission Joint Core Strategy. You can download the schedules of proposed main, additional and minor modifications, along with other relevant documents including justification papers, Addendum to the Sustainability Appraisal and written statements below.  You can also download below documents relating to the hearing meetings (including pre and resumed hearings).

All duly made representations on the main modifications were submitted to the Inspectors for consideration. The representations are available to view.

The Proposed Submission Core Strategy Focussed Amendments document and its accompanying Sustainability Appraisal were consulted on between Friday, 16 May and Friday, 11 July 2014.  Representations were only sought on the amendments, identified as tracked changes in the Focussed Amendments Document.  Schedules containing major and minor amendments were produced which you can download below.

Representations made on the Focussed and Minor Amendments and other representations received that were more general in nature or related to parts of the Core Strategy that had not been amended are available to view below.

Focussed Amendments Representations

Minor Amendments Representations

Other Representations

The Proposed Submission Core Strategy and its accompanying Sustainability Appraisal were consulted on between Friday, 11 January and Friday, 22 March 2013.  Representations to this consultation, including a representation summary and Statement of Representations Procedure, can be found below. 

Sections: All Representations, Chapters 1 to 5 

Spatial Policies: SP1, SP2SP3, SP4, SP5, SP6

Core Policies: CP1, CP2, CP3, CP4, CP5, CP6, CP7, CP8, CP9, CP10, CP11, CP12, CP13, CP14

Miscellaneous: SHLAA, Sustainability Appraisal, Non-Duly Made Representations

The Emerging Core Strategy was consulted on between 30 September 2011 and 2 December 2011.  The Emerging Core Strategy built upon the previous Core Strategy 'Issues and Emerging Options' Topic Papers consultation. You can download the Emerging Core Strategy, its accompanying Sustainability Appraisal and summary of representations received below.