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Ditchling, Westmeston & Streat Neighbourhood Plan

Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston Parish Councils are preparing a joint Neighbourhood Development Plan for Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston. Details of the neighbourhood plan preparation are available at the Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston Neighbourhood Plan website

The following stages and documents have been produced:

Statutory stage Further information & documents
Independent Examination The SDNPA has appointed Mr Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC as independent examiner of the Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston NDP. The Examiner will assess whether the DSW NDP meets certain legal requirements, known as ‘basic conditions’ and will consider the representations made on the DSW NDP.

Publicising the Plan proposal

The SDNPA and Lewes District Council published the submitted Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston NDP for consultation in accordance with Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

The consultation ran from Wednesday 5 July to Monday 28 August 2017.

The following documents were submitted for consultation:

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The SDNPA undertook the following checks on the Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston NDP submission documents:

2nd pre-submission consultation Ditchling, Westmeston & Streat Parish Councils carried out a second pre-submission consultation on sites and Local Green Spaces from 7 December to 28 January 2017.

Pre-submission consultation on the plan Ditchling, Westmeston & Streat Parish Councils carried out their Pre Submission consultation from 16 March to 26 April 2016.

Designated Neighbourhood Area The SDNPA designated the Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston Neighbourhood Area on 16 January 2014 following an application from the parish councils.

Consultation on the proposed Neighbourhood Area A consultation on an application to designate Ditchling, Streat & Westmeston Neighbourhood Area was held from 26 February to 9 April 2013.

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