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Wheelie bins

Latest updates on rollout of wheelie bins for refuse in Lewes district

Apply for pre-application planning advice online

Our online form below covers pre-application advice for properties in both Lewes District and Eastbourne.

This form does not cover properties in the South Downs National Park (SDNP). If you are unsure if your application site is in the SDNP, please use theDo I live in the South Downs National Park web tool on the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) website. You can also apply to the SDNPA for pre-application advice and view their pre-application advice fee schedule.

Lewes district and Eastbourne online form

You must read our guidance notes before applying through our online form below. This includes details of our fees. Payment will be taken online when you submit your application.

Before you start

You will need:

  • a site/block plan
  • an annotated sketch plan
  • details of the project
  • good quality site photos, ready to upload
  • any useful supporting documents
  • if a payment is required, a credit or debit card when submitting the application
  • For a site visit - details of who to arrange the visit with

Online application form


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