Decision details

Eastbourne Local Plan

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide a summary of the plan-making process, identify the main issues arising from the recent public consultation, and outline the next steps in the preparation of the Eastbourne Local Plan.


(Key decision):


(1) To note the summary of the plan-making process that is outlined in the report


(2) To note the risks in delaying the preparation of a ‘sound’ local plan


(3) To note the initial summary of the main issues arising from the Growth Strategy consultation


(4) To note the Full Council agreement that the Fisherman’s Green site should be withdrawn from the Growth Strategy as the site is no longer available.


(5) To agree that any further public consultation into the Eastbourne Local Plan is paused until all evidence on potential allocation sites is sought, available and assessed.


(6) To agree to receive the Regulation 19‘Proposed Submission’ draft local plan late 2023, early 2024.

Report author: Leigh Palmer

Publication date: 15/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Effective from: 23/03/2023

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