Public comments may take longer as they are individually checked and published. You can search our Planning Public Access system to find and view documents and information relating to applications and appeals in Lewes district. Detailed records are available for applications received after March 2006. More limited records are available from 1948. Digitised records for pre-2006 files can be made available online by request.
Records take up to 5 working days to be added for viewing following validation.
You can search the Weekly list of planning applications for Lewes District on Public Access. The list updates automatically following validation of the application and covers weekly lists dating back 12 months. You can refine your search to find a specific application, view its related documents, submit a comment and check its status.
South Downs National Park (SDNP) applications
SDNP applications received after 1 April 2012 and the SDNP weekly list are only available to view on the SDNP website.
Important: Disruption to planning applications, local land charges and building control services for the Lewes district
From 27 June to 21 August 2022 we are carrying out significant upgrades to the planning application, local land charges and building control systems for the Lewes district.
During this time, there may be a delay in responding to customers’ requests and enquiries. You can find details and dates on our Notice of service disruption page.
Please note that the Comments tab which displays when you have searched for an application, does not contain all comments that have been received. All comments submitted on an application are available to view by selecting the Documents tab and View Associated Documents. Please ensure you have pop-ups allowed to view the information.
Public comments submitted through the Public Access system are automatically published online. The system is updated hourly.
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