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Search and view detailed records for planning applications and appeals, submit comments and monitor the progress of an application.

You can also use the property search for planning histories and restrictions on individual properties.

Commenting on Planning Applications

The quickest and most efficient way to comment on a planning application is to use the online comment function. This will ensure that the Case Officer receives your comment directly and they will also appear online within one hour of it being submitted.

Please be aware that any comments submitted that are not planning related will be removed and will not be considered when assessing the planning application.

You can also submit your comments via email or post. Please note, these methods will take longer to appear online and may be subject to additional delay.

Search and view planning applications - Lewes District Council

POSTPONEMENT OF PLANNING APPEAL INQUIRY ON 16 JANUARY 2024

THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 APPEAL UNDER S78

Inspectorate Ref: APP/P1425/X/20/3258200

Council Reference: LW/20/0247

Proposal: Use of land as caravan site without restrictions or conditions

Site: Downland Park, Court Farm Road, Newhaven

The Planning Inspectorate has decided to postpone the hearing originally due to begin on 16 January 2024 as our lead witness has had health complications and therefore the council requested the adjournment.

Arrangements are now to be made for a new commencement date later in the year.

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. 

Weekly list

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.

Using Public Access

Please note that the Comments tab which displays when you have searched for an application, does not contain all comments that have been received. You can access all comments submitted on an application by selecting the Documents tab and View Associated Documents. Please make sure you have pop-ups allowed in your browser settings 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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Search and view planning applications - Eastbourne Borough Council

You can search online for full planning application details dating back to 1995. You can search online for decision notices only dating back to 1948. Please note that we no longer hold paper files at our offices.

If you wish to make a comment on a live application please search for the application then use the 'comments' tab to leave your feedback.

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