Newick Neighbourhood Plan - Adopted

Newick Neighbourhood Plan was adopted as part of the statutory development plan for the district on the 16th July 2015.  The decision was taken at the Full Council meeting following a recommendation from Cabinet.  The report and minutes from the meetings can be found on the Cabinet and Full Council webpages.  The adopted version of the Plan, together with the adoption statement, can be found below;

Newick Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - 26th February 2015

A referendum on the Newick Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday, 26 February 2015 in Newick Parish.  It was conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

The question asked was:

'Do you want Lewes District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Newick Parish to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?'

For Newick, the neighbourhood area is the entire parish of Newick.  The neighbourhood area is the same as the referendum areas.

More information about the referendum and Neighbourhood Plan can be found in the Information Statement and the specified documents.

Referendum Documents

Below are the relevant background documents to the referendum. 

Regulation 16 Consultation

Newick Parish Council has submitted their draft Neighbourhood Plan and related documents to us under Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.  These can be found below.


Under Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, we made the above documents available for a period representation of 6 weeks between Monday, 1 September and Monday, 13 October 2014.  The representations can be found below, representations can be found below and a summary of the representations is found earlier on this page

Representations submitted under Regulation 16

Background Documents

The Neighbourhood Plan has been developed by Newick Parish Council.  Much of the background information that was collected and produced in to assist the production of the Neighbourhood Plan can be found on the Parish Council's webpages.  Some of the background documents can also be found below.