Local Plan Examination
Local Plan Examination
The Arun District Local Plan 2011-2031 and supporting documents were submitted for independent examination to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government via the Planning Inspectorate on 30 January 2015.
The Local Plan 2011-2031 sets out a vision for the future of Arun up to 2031. It sets the planning framework for the district and will detail planning policy and identify the amount of development proposed and where it should be located. It will be used in the consideration of planning applications. The Plan covers the Arun Local Planning Authority Area (LPA). The LPA is Arun District Council administrative area excluding land within the South Downs National Park Authority boundary.
All documents that form part of the Local Plan and Evidence base are located in the Arun Local Plan Examination Library - see links below. The documents that were previously in the Latest News have now been given a new references related to where they are found in the Examination library. These documents were also listed in Arun District Council’s responses and have now been removed to save duplication. If you have any queries, please contact the Programme Officer, Caroline Pattenden on 01903 737693.
To assist the Inspector, an independent Programme Officer, Caroline Pattenden, has been appointed to work under the Inspector's direction. The Programme Officer is responsible for organising the programming and all procedural matter.
Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LF
Telephone: 01903 737693
Available 9am-3pm Tues, Weds and Thurs
31 December 2015: The Secretary of State has appointed Inspector Jonathan Bore to conduct the Examination following the retirement of Inspector Roy Foster. Scroll down to IDED15 for more information.
14 January 2016: The Objectively Assessed Needs (OAN) Hearing took place. This hearing session formed part of the Council’s outline timetable for the development of the Local Plan, as agreed by the Inspector (see IDED14 below). The purpose of the session was to provide an opportunity for the Inspector to lead discussion and hear views on the Council’s re-advertised OAN for market and affordable housing.
In respect of the OAN, the following supporting documents were published:
The OAN representations can be viewed on the Objective Portal.
2 February 2016: The examination of the Arun Local Plan was formally suspended. Please refer to Inspector’s Documents IDED18 further down this page for more information.
22 March 2017 Main Modifications for the Local Plan were approved by Full Council. ADC are now preparing to consult on the Main Modifications and more information regarding this consultation will be posted asap.
21 March 2017 All documents that form part of the Local Plan and Evidence base are now located in the Local Plan 2011-2031 Primary Evidence Documents. The documents that were previously in the Latest News have now been given a new references related to where they are found in the Examination library. These documents were also listed in Arun District Council’s responses and have now been removed to save duplication. If you have any queries, please contact the Programme Officer, Caroline Pattenden on 01903 737693.
Arun Local Plan Examination Library
The documents used in the creation of the local plan are available to view by clicking the appropriate link below.
Local Plan Examination 2
5 March 2015 - The inspector has issued Preliminary Questions [docx] 27KB for the council. The inspector has also issued ALP guidance notes [docx] 35KB, which is a procedural document intended to explain the format and procedure for the hearings.
Arun District Council’s responses
Local Plan Examination 3
Please refer to the Update Statement by the Inspector for clarification on Statements (paragraph entitled Statements) for Matters & Issues not being discussed at the June Examination.
Matter & Issues 1
Matter & Issues 2
Matter & Issues 3
Matter & Issues 4
Local Plan Examination 4
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