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Wealden Local Plan

Update - 28th August 2019

The Inspector is working on her letter to the Council following the first stage of the hearings into the  examination of the submission version of the Wealden Local Plan. 

She is unable to provide a date as to when it will arrive with the Council. However, it will be with the Council as soon as possible.

Inspector’s Appointment

In response to the submission of the Wealden Local Plan, and in accordance with section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) Louise Nurser BA (Hons) Dip UP MRTPI has been appointed by the Secretary of State to conduct the examination to determine whether the above-named Local Plan is ‘sound’ and legally compliant.

Important dates and examination documents will be publicised on the Wealden Local Plan Examination website. Please ensure that you keep abreast of its contents.

Wealden Local Plan Submission

Wealden District Council submitted the Submission Wealden Local Plan for independent examination on 18 January 2019. 

The Local Plan submission documents including a full index of the documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate can be viewed in the Wealden Local Plan Submission Library.

Hard copies of the Submission Wealden Local Plan, Sustainability Appraisal, Habitats Regulations Assessment, Proposals Maps and Consultation Statement will be available for inspection at deposit points across the District from 25 January 2019. Full details are contained within the Notice of Submission Statement.

In addition, all representations submitted during the public consultation periods can be viewed on the consultation portal and copies of the representations in plan order are included within the submission documents which are available on the website.


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