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Wealden Local Plan Submission Library

Wealden District Council has submitted the Submission Wealden Local Plan for independent examination. A Planning Inspector, appointed by the Secretary of State, will now conduct an examination into the plan's soundness. The Submission Wealden Local Plan and core supporting documents are available to view below with a full index of all documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate (including links to the documents). A Habitats Regulations Assessment Evidence Base Index Key has also been prepared.

  • I1. Ashdown Forest SPA Mitigation Zone Background Paper - January 2019 (pdf)
  • I2. Briefing note for the Ashdown Forest, Pevensey Levels and Lewes Downs Air Quality reports - 3 November 2017 (internal link)
  • I3. Wealden District Council Position Statement - Ashdown Forest SAC Statement of Common Ground - October 2018 (internal link)
  • I4. Wealden District Council Position Statement - Ashdown Forest SAC Statement of Common Ground Appendices - October 2018 (internal link)
  • I5. Draft Air Quality Mitigation Interim Strategy Tariff Guidance for residential dwellings - September 2018 (internal link)
  • I6. Air Quality Consultants Ashdown Forest SAC Air Quality Monitoring and Modelling August 2018 - Part One (internal link)
  • I7. Air Quality Consultants Ashdown Forest SAC Air Quality Monitoring and Modelling August 2018 - Part Two (internal link)
  • I8. Ecus Ltd Report Ecological Monitoring at Ashdown Forest: considering the current and future impacts on the SAC caused by Air Quality and Nitrogen Deposition - Main Report - July 2018 (internal link)
  • I9. Ecus Ltd Report Ecological Monitoring at Ashdown Forest: considering the current and future impacts on the SAC caused by Air Quality and Nitrogen Deposition - Appendices - July 2018 (internal link)
  • I10. GTA Civils Consulting Engineers Ashdown Forest Traffic Model Technical Note - April 2018 (internal link)
  • I11. GTA Civils Consulting Engineers Ashdown Forest Traffic Model Technical Note - June 2017 (internal link)
  • I12. Air Quality and Ecological Monitoring at Ashdown Forest: Considering the current and future impacts on the SAC caused by Air Quality and Nitrogen Deposition: Response to Natural England: February 2018 advice - March 2018 (internal link)
  • I13. Wealden District Council letter to Natural England: Draft DAS response to Ashdown Forest SAC - March 2018 (internal link)
  • I14. Natural England Discretionary Advice Service – Ashdown Forest SAC: air quality monitoring and modelling -February 2018 (internal link)
  • I15. Natural England Discretionary Advice Service to Wealden District Council on Pevensey Levels Special Area of Conservation and Ramsar Site - December 2017 (pdf)
  • I16. Natural England Discretionary Advice - Lewes Downs - December 2017 (pdf)
  • I17. Ashdown Forest Visitor Survey 2016 (internal link)
  • I18. Footprint Ecology - Visitor Surveys at Potential SANGs Sites in Wealden - April 2015 (internal link)
  • I19. Ashdown Forest Visitor Survey Data Analysis - September 2010 (internal link)
  • I20. Pevensey Levels Air Quality Modelling - August 2018 (internal link)
  • I21. Wealden and Rother Core Strategies Appropriate Assessment, Hydrology for the Pevensey Levels Report - September 2010 (internal link)
  • I22. AQC Air Quality input for the Habitats Regulations Assessment: Lewes Downs Air Quality Modelling - August 2018 (internal link)
  • I23. Wealden District Council (incorporating part of the South Downs National Park) Local Development Framework; Assessment of the Core Strategy under the Habitat Regulations August 2011 (pdf)
  • I24. UE Associates Visitor Access Patterns on Ashdown Forest for Mid Sussex District Council and Wealden District Council - September 2009 (internal link)
  • I25. Wealden District Council Proposed Core Strategy - Habitats Assessment Regulations, The assessment of the increase in traffic resulting from the Wealden District Proposed Submission Core Strategy on the Ashdown Forest Special Area of Conservation and the Lewes Downs Special Area of Conservation - February 2011 (pdf)
  • I26. Wealden and Rother Core Strategies – Appropriate Assessment – Hydrology local to the Pevensey Levels Report and appendices - September 2010 (internal link)
  • I27. Environment Agency Pevensey Levels SSSI Water Level Management - December 2006 (pdf)
  • I28. Risks from air pollution to the integrity of Ashdown Forest: Special Area of conservation: Overview of Issues and Conclusions CEH Report - January 2019 (pdf)
  • I29. Risks from air pollution to the integrity of Ashdown Forest Special Area of Conservation: Analysis of the (Regulation 19) consultation responses CEH Report - January 2019 (pdf)
  • I30. Natural England's approach to advising competent authorities on the assessment of road traffic emissions under the Habitats Regulations June 2018 (external link)
  • I31. Preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union: Opinion of advocate General Kokott delivered on 25th July 2018: Joined cases C-293 / 17 and C-294 / 17 (Footnote 2, page 16) (external link)
  • I32. European Commission notice - Managing Natura 200 sites - managing Natura 200 sites, the provision of Article 6 o the Habitats' directive 92/43/EEC - November 2018 (pdf)
  • I33. Wealden District Council Local Plan - Comments on Regulation 19 Response of Natural England - Air Quality Consultants - December 2018 (pdf)
  • I34. Natural England Atmospheric nitrogen theme plan - June 2015 (pdf)
  • I35. Ashdown Forest Strategic Plan: The Conservators of Ashdown Forest 2016-2020 (pdf)
  • I36. Ashdown Forest Special Protection Area (SPA) Strategic Access Management and Monitoring Strategy (SAMM) Tariff Guidance - May 2018 (pdf)
  • I37. Mott Macdonald report Ashdown Forest SAC method for Air Quality Monitoring and Assessment of Nitrogen Deposition - July 2013 (pdf)
  • I38. WDC Update letter to Agents Development Proposals in Wealden District - March 2017 (pdf)
  • I39. WDC Update letter to Agents Development Proposals in Wealden District - June 2017 (pdf)
  • I40. WDC Update letter to Agents Development Proposals in Wealden District - Sept 2017 (pdf)
  • I41. Air Quality Technical Note: Evaluation of Impact of Wealden Mitigation Strategy - January 2019 (pdf)
  • I42. Air Quality and Ecological Monitoring at Ashdown Forest: Considering the current and future impacts on the SAC caused by Air Quality and Nitrogen Deposition: Response to Natural England - February 2018 Advice (pdf)
  • I43. Wealden District Council's response to Natural England's Regulation 19 Representation - January 2019 (pdf)
  • I44. Wealden District Council Local Plan - Comments on Regulation 19 Response of: Lewes District Council, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, South Downs National Park Authority and AECOM Air Quality Consultants - November 2018 (pdf)
  • I45. Risks from air pollution to the integrity of Ashdown Forest Special Area of Conservation: Analysis of the (Regulation 19) consultation responses from Natural England, South Downs National Park Authority, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and Lewes District Council concerning the proposed Wealden Local Plan - January 2019 (pdf)