ADUR LOCAL PLAN
Statement of Adoption
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 as amended
Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.
Notice is given that in accordance with Regulation 26 and 35 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act, this Adoption Statement hereby gives notice that on 14th December 2017 Adur District Council adopted the Adur Local Plan as a Development Plan Document.
The Adur Local Plan 2017 replaces the ‘saved’ policies of the Adur Local Plan 1996.
The Adur Local Plan 2017 has been subject to examination by an independent Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State. In the report published on 29th September 2017 the Inspector confirmed subject to a number of Main Modifications the Plan was sound and recommended its adoption. The adopted Plan incorporates the Main Modifications recommended by the Inspector as set out in the Appendix to the Report on the Examination of the Adur Local Plan 2016.
Any person aggrieved by the adoption of the Adur Local Plan 2017 may make an application to the High Court under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
Any challenge pursuant to Section 113 must be made on the grounds that
(a) the document is not within the appropriate power and/or
(b) a procedural requirement has not been complied with.
Any such application should be made promptly and, in any event, no later than the end of the six week period starting from the date on which the Plan was adopted (that is, by 25th January 2018.
Location of Documents for Inspection
In accordance with the Regulations the following documents have been made available to view:
(i) the Adur Local Plan 2017;
(ii) this Adoption Statement and
(iii) the Sustainability Appraisal Report document.
They are available to view at: www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/adur-local-plan
They are also available to view at the following locations:
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).
Email address for queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone: 01273-263000 and ask for the Adur Planning Policy Team.