Adur Local Plan - Main Modifications Consultation

22 June 2017 10:08 AM | Tracie Davey




Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004


Town and 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:,144436,en.pdf



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 - midnight   26th July 2017.


Electronic versions of the Main Modifications to the Adur Local Plan can be found on the Council’s website at from 15th June onwards along with response forms and guidance on how to make a representation.


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, are also published; however these are for information only and do not form part of the consultation.


Representations should be made in writing, and can be emailed or posted to the addresses below, by midnight 26th July 2017. Only representations received within this period will be considered by the Inspector; late representations will not be considered.


Location of Documents for Inspection


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  


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).


Response forms are available at all the above locations, or from the Council’s website.


Representations must be received by midnight 26th July 2017 at the following addresses:




Planning Policy Team, Adur and Worthing Councils, Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1BR


Or handed in at:


·         Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road, Shoreham-by-Sea,  BN43 5WU or

·         Portland House, 44 Richmond Road, Worthing, BN11 1HS


For more information visit:


Email address for queries:

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

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