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Adur Local Plan Main Modifications

Main Modifications Consultation
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004
Town & Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

The Adur Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State for Examination on 20th October 2016. The Examination Hearing sessions took place from 31st January - 8th February 2017.The Inspector has written to the Council to recommend Main Modifications. The Inspector's letter may be found at:

The Inspector is inviting comments on the post-submission Main Modifications to the Submission Adur Local Plan. Main Modifications are those which the Inspector considers are necessary to make the plan sound/ legally compliant. Main Modifications are proposed without prejudice to the Inspector's final conclusion on the Local Plan which will take account of all representations submitted in response to this consultation. This is not an opportunity to again raise matters relating to other parts of the submitted Local Plan which have already been considered by the Inspector during the Examination. The Inspector will only consider representations from this consultation which relate to the Main Modifications.

The consultation period will commence 15th June to midnight 26th July 2017.

The Council is also inviting comments on the accompanying Addendum to the Sustainability Appraisal of the Adur Local Plan - Proposed Main Modifications (2017). A Schedule of Minor Modifications, which are minor changes to the Plan which do not affect soundness, will also be published shortly; however these are for information only and are not part of the consultation.

Main Modifications and Sustainability Appraisal Addendum

It has come to our attention that there was a small typographical error contained in the text of MM21 in the 'Adur Local Plan Main Modifications - June 2017' as originally published. This was corrected on 22nd June 2017 and the document has been republished below as 'Adur Local Plan Main Modifications - June 2017 (Revision 1)'. Full details of the change is included as an 'erratum' on page 2 of the document.

The Proposed Main Modifications and Sustainability Appraisal Addendum can be viewed here:

Paper copies of the Main Modifications are available at the following locations for inspection:

  • Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5WU
  • Shoreham Library, St Mary's Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5ZA
  • Lancing Library, Penstone Park, Lancing BN15 9DL (Open Mon-Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 10am-4pm)
  • Southwick Library, Southdown Road, Southwick, BN42 4FT

In addition to providing copies of the said documents in accordance with Regulation 35, reference copies have been placed at:

  • Sompting Parish Council (Harriet Johnson Centre, Old School House, Loose Lane, Lancing, BN15 0BG) and
  • Lancing Parish Council (Parish Hall, South Street, Lancing, BN15 8AJ)

Making Representations

The following note provides advice on making representations. Please read this before completing the form:

Representations should then be made using the form below:

Legal Notice

Minor Modifications

Please note that these are for information only and are not part of the consultation as they do not affect the soundness of the Plan.

Any questions?

Email address for queries:

or telephone: 01273 263000 and ask for the Adur Planning Policy Team.

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