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Planning and Building Control
Local Plans provide the basis for delivering the spatial planning strategy of the district and guide future development and change.
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District Local Plan 2006
This Local Plan, adopted in July 2006, Notice of Adoption and statement of compliance with the NPPF are available to download. Saved policies not superseded by the Core Strategy remain part of the statutory 'development plan'.
Find out more about District Local Plan 2006
This sets the overall vision for future land use and provides the framework for the scale and distribution of development up to 2028. It was adopted in September 2014.
Find out more about Core Strategy
Development and Site Allocations Plan
This document will allocate sites for particular uses in line with the Core Strategy, as well as set out more detailed policies. The Council is currently working to produce initial proposals for consultation.
Find out more about Development and Site Allocations Plan
Neighbourhood (Development) Plans may be prepared by Parish Councils (or designated neighbourhood forum) to plan for housing and other development needs in that locality. Details of plans in prep are here.
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North East Bexhill 'Masterplan' SPD
This carries forward Local Plan 2006 policies BX2 and BX3 for major mixed-use housing and employment developments to the north of Pebsham and Sidley respectively.
Find out more about North East Bexhill 'Masterplan' SPD
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
CIL is a new tariff approach to help fund infrastructure to make development acceptable. Following adoption of the CIL Charging Schedule in Dec 2015, CIL will be effective across Rother from 4 April 2016.
Find out more about Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
Housing supply and monitoring
To ensure its policies are up-to-date and effective, the Council undertakes ongoing assessments and monitoring, with a particular focus on housing supply.
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Background Evidence Studies
Reports have been prepared on a number of different subjects in order to inform the new Local Plan.
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