Lewes District Council Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document

Lewes District Council Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document

Front CoverLewes District Council is inviting you to comment on the draft New Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document.

The Affordable Housing SPD presents the Council’s position regarding affordable housing, explaining the type of affordable housing to be sought, the indicatives values used to calculate commuted sums, how commuted sum payments will be calculated, and also explains the considerations which will be taken into account when assessing the viability of development.

The New Affordable Housing SPD relates to the Lewes District, and specifically to the areas within the Lewes District Council Planning Authority boundary, including the Low Weald to the north of the South Downs National Park and the coastal area to the south, and the Lewes District Council Housing Authority area covering the whole District.

The New Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document is being published for consultation with the local community and other interested parties between 30 November 2017 and 25 January 2018. The consultation document can be accessed below. Hardcopies are available to read at the District Council Offices at Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes, BN7 1AB and at all local libraries, including Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Saltdean and Uckfield. Have your say now by either commenting directly on the document below or emailing your comments to ldf@lewes.gov.uk.

For further information, please contact the Planning Policy team via ldf@lewes.gov.uk or 01273 471600.

This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    30 Nov 2017 at 01:00
  • Closed
    25 Jan 2018 at 23:59