Examination Library

This page allows you to access the evidence base and submission documents for the Mid Sussex District Plan.

Note: Documents related to the Examination hearings (agendas/statements/correspondence with the Inspector) can be found on the District Plan Examination page.

Background Papers

 BP1 Mid Sussex District Plan - Version incorporating Pre-Submission Plan with Focused Amendments and further modifications (August 2016)
 BP1a Mid Sussex District Plan - 'Live' Examination Version
 BP1b Mid Sussex District Plan - Schedule of Main Modifications
 BP1c Mid Sussex District Plan- 'Live' Main Modifications Version
 BP2 Mid Sussex District Plan - Pre-Submission Version (June 2015)
 BP3 Mid Sussex District Plan - Focused Amendments to the Pre-Submission Version (November 2015)
 BP4 Mid Sussex District Plan - Schedule of Further Modifications (July 2016)
 BP5 Sustainability Appraisal - Submission Report (August 2016)
 BP5a Sustainability Appraisal - Main Modifications (September 2017)
 BP6 Sustainability Appraisal - Non-Technical Summary for Submission Report (August 2016)
 BP7 Habitats Regulations Assessment for the Mid Sussex District Plan: Appropriate Assessment Report for the Focused Amendments (October 2015)
 BP8 Addendum to the Appropriate Assessment Report for the Focused Amendments: Assessment of the District Plan Submission Version (August 2016)
 BP8a Habitats Regulations Assessment for the Mid Sussex District Plan - Main Modifications (September 2017)
 BP8b Habitats Regulations Assessment for the Mid Sussex District Plan - Main Modifications Non-Technical Summary (September 2017)
 BP8c Impact of Mid Sussex District Council Plan Traffic at Ashdown Forest - Air Quality Assessment
 BP9 District Plan Policies Maps
 BP10 Covering Letter from the Leader of Mid Sussex District Council
 BP10a Covering Letter from the Interim Head of Economic Promotion and Planning
 BP11 Copies of representations made under Regulation 20 - available to view at the District Council offices
 BP12 Summary of representations made under Regulation 20
 BP13 Copies of representations made under the Focused Amendments - available to view at the District Council offices
 BP14 Summary of representations made under the Focused Amendments
 BP15 Statement of Consultation (Regulation 20 Statement) (July 2016)
 BP16 Statement of Consultation (Regulation 18 Statement) (June 2015)
 BP17 Duty to Co-operate Statement
BP17(i) Highways England: Strategic Road Network - Statement of Common Ground (December 2016)
BP17(ii) West Sussex County Council (Highways): Local Highways and Transport Network - Statement of Common Ground (January 2017)
 BP18 Housing Implementation Plan
 BP19 Notice of Submission
 BP20 Letter to the Deposit Points
 BP21 Letter of Formal Submission
 BP22 PAS Local Plan Legal Compliance Checklist

Topic Papers

 TP1  Introducing the Mid Sussex District Plan 
TP1(i) A5 Transport Summary Note (January 2017)
 TP2 Ashdown Forest Topic Paper (August 2016)
 TP3 Density Topic Paper (June 2016)
 TP4 Green Infrastructure Topic Paper (June 2016) 

Evidence Papers

 

Mid Sussex District Council Corporate Documents

 EP1   (i) Statement of Community Involvement (October 2011): How you can get involved
(ii) Statement of Community Involvement (October 2011): How we involve you in making planning decisions
(iii)Statement of Community Involvement (October 2011): How we involve you in Planning Performance Agreements
 EP2 Mid Sussex Local Development Scheme (February 2016)
 EP3 Mid Sussex Sustainable Communities Strategy 2008-2018
 EP4 11th Monitoring Report: 1st April 2014 - 31st March 2015
 EP5 Duty to Co-operate Framework (September 2015)
 EP6 Equalities Impact Assessment for the District Plan (Pre-Submission) (February 2015)
 

Sustainability Appraisals and Assessments (Note: previous stages, current SA is document BP5)

 EP7 Sustainability Appraisal - Focused Amendments to the Pre-Submission Report (November 2015)
 EP8 Sustainability Appraisal - Focused Amendments to the Pre-Submission Report Non-Technical Summary (November 2015)
 EP9 Sustainability Appraisal - Pre-Submission Report (June 2015)
 EP10 Sustainability Appraisal - Pre-Submission Report Non-Technical Summary (June 2015)
 EP11 Sustainability Appraisal - Consultation Draft Report (November 2014)
 EP12 Sustainability Appraisal - Consultation Draft Report Non-Technical Summary (November 2014)
 EP13 Sustainability Appraisal - Scoping Report (July 2014)
 EP14 Sustainability Assessment of Cross-Boundary Options for the Mid Sussex District Plan (February 2015)
 

Habitats Regulations Assessment, Guidance and Interpretation

 EP15 Habitats Regulations Assessment for the Mid Sussex District Plan: Appropriate Assessment Report for the Pre-Submission Plan (March 2015)
 EP16 Habitats Regulations Assessment for the Mid Sussex District Plan: Appropriate Assessment Report for the Consultation Draft Plan (October 2014)
 EP17 East Court & Ashplats Wood SANG Strategy (October 2014)
 EP18 East Court & Ashplats Wood SANG Tariff (October 2014)
 EP19 Interim SAMM Strategy and Tariff (August 2013)
 EP67 DMRB - Environmental Assessment Techniques - V2 S3 Air Quality
 EP68 DMRB - Interim Advice Note 174/13 - Evaluation of Significant Air Quality Effects
 EP69 AQTAG 21 - Thresholds for 'Likely Significant Effect'
 EP70 Institute of Air Quality Management - Position Statement Re: Air Quality Impacts
 EP71 AQTAG Position Statement Re: EA Guidance and In-Combination Assessments
 

Housing Need and Provision

 EP20 Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment (February 2015)
 EP21 Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment Update (November 2015)
 EP22 Addendum to the Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment (June 2016)
 EP23 Strategic Site Selection Paper (August 2016)
 EP23a Strategic Site Selection Paper Update (September 2017)
 EP24 (i) West Sussex Strategic Housing Market Assessment (May 2009)
(ii) West Sussex Strategic Housing Market Assessment: Mid Sussex Summary (May 2009)
 EP25 Northern West Sussex - Mid Sussex: Strategic Housing Market Assessment Update (October 2012)
 EP26 Northern West Sussex - Affordable Housing Needs Model Update (October 2014)
 EP27  (i) Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) (April 2016)

(ii) Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment: Parish Chapters

(iii) Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment: Maps

(iv) MSDC Response to Developer Forum and Linden Homes analysis of SHLAA Sites (Previously MSDC 6a)

 EP28 Windfall Study (November 2015)
 EP29 Mid Sussex District SHLAA: Review of Landscape and Visual Aspects of Site Suitability (January 2015)
 EP30  (i) Assessing the Scale and Nature of Starter Homes in Mid Sussex District (March 2016)
(ii) Starter Homes Addendum Report (April 2016)
 EP31 Mid Sussex District Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment (June 2013)
 EP32 Mid Sussex District Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment Update 2014 (May 2014)
 EP33 Mid Sussex District Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment Update 2016 (June 2016)
 

Economic Development

 EP35 (i) Northern West Sussex Economic Growth Assessment (April 2014)
(ii) Northern West Sussex Economic Growth Assessment: Mid Sussex Summary
(iii) Northern West Sussex Economic Growth Assessment: Appendices

 EP36

 

Burgess Hill Employment Sites Study Update (March 2015)

(i) Burgess Hill employment site study - clarification letter

 EP36a

Oxford Economics - Economic Forecasts (November 2016) 

 EP37 Science and Technology Park Potential Locations (June 2016)
 EP38 (i) Strategic Economic Land Availability Assessment (SELAA) (May 2016)
(ii) SELAA: Summary of Site Survey Assessments
 EP39 Mid Sussex Economic Development Strategy (June 2013)
 EP40 Mid Sussex Retail Study (May 2016)
 

Transport

 EP41 Mid Sussex Transport Study Stage 3 Report (December 2016)
 EP41a Burgess Hill Public Transport Strategy 2016
 EP41b Burgess Hill Transport Investment Plan 2016
 EP41c Mid Sussex Transport Study Stage 3 - Impact of North of Clayton Mills Development
 EP41c(I) Mid Sussex Transport Study Stage 3 - Impact of North of Clayton Mills Development (appendix)
 

Infrastructure and Viability

 EP42 Mid Sussex Infrastructure Delivery Plan (August 2016)
 EP43 Mid Sussex Whole Plan and Community Infrastructure Levy Viability Assessment (July 2016)
 

Environmental

 EP44 Sequential Flood Risk Test for the Mid Sussex District Plan (August 2016)
 EP45 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (June 2015)
 EP46 Gatwick Sub Region Water Cycle Study (January 2011)
 EP47 Capacity of Mid Sussex District to Accommodate Development (June 2014)
 EP48 (i) Mid Sussex Landscape Capacity Study (July 2007)
(ii) Mid Sussex Landscape Capacity Technical Appendices
 EP49 Ancient Woodland Inventory (February 2007)
 EP50 Mid Sussex Sustainable Energy Study (October 2014)
 EP51 Landscape Sensitivity Analysis and Guidance for West Sussex Low Carbon Study (September 2009)
 EP52 Settlement Sustainability Review (May 2015)
(i) Settlement Sustainability Review Addendum (July 2015)
 

Other Evidence Base Documents

 EP53 At Crawley Study (October 2009)
 EP54 Mid Sussex Playing Pitch Strategy (January 2015)
 EP55 (i) Assessment of Open Space, Sport and Recreation (September 2006)
(ii) PPG17 Refresh 2010 Committee Report: 2nnd February 2011
(iii) PPG17 Refresh 2010 Committee Minutes: 2nd February 2011
 EP56 New Market Town Study (August 2010)
 EP57 Air Quality Action Plan - Stonepound Crossroads, Hassocks (August 2013)
 EP58 Burgess Hill: A Town Wide Strategy for the Next 20 Years (August 2011)
 

Cross-boundary Statements

 EP59 Greater Brighton City Deal (March 2014)
 EP60 Strategic Economic Plan: Executive Summary (March 2014)
 EP61 Coast to Capital Growth Deal (July 2014)
 EP62 (i) Gatwick Diamond Local Strategic Statement (July 2011)
(ii) Gatwick Diamond Local Strategic Statement: Memorandum of Understanding (July 2011)
 

Mid Sussex District Council Committee Reports

 EP63 (i) Scrutiny Committee for Planning and Economic Development Report - 4th June 2014
(ii) Scrutiny Committee for Planning and Economic Development Minutes - 4th June 2014
(iii) Scrutiny Committee for Planning and Economic Development Appendix A: Duty to Co-operate Framework - 4th June 2014
 EP64 (i) Council Report - 12th November 2014
(ii) Council Minutes - 12th November 2014
(iii) Council Report Appendix 1: Consultation Draft Plan - 12th November 2014
(iv) Council Report Appendix 2: SA Non-Technical Summary - 12th November 2014
(v) Council Report Appendix 3: HRA Executive Summary - 12th November 2014
(vi) Council Report Appendix 4: District Plan timetable - 12th November 2014
(vii) Council Report Appendix 5: Community Involvement Plan - 12th November 2014
 EP65 (i) Council Report - 18th March 2015
(ii) Council Minutes - 18th March 2015
(iii) Council Report Appendix 1: Pre-Submission Draft Plan - 18th March 2015
(iv) Council Report Appendix 2: SA Non-Technical Summary - 18th March 2015
(v) Council Report Appendix 3: HRA Executive Summary - 18th March 2015
(vi) Council Report Appendix 4: Community Involvement Plan - 18th March 2015
 EP66 (i) Council Report - 11th November 2015
(ii) Council Minutes - 11th November 2015
(iii) Council Report Appendix 1: Extract from updated HEDNA Pre-Submission Draft Plan - 11th November 2015
(iv) Council Report Appendix 2: Strategic Site Selection Paper  - 11th November 2015
(v) Council Report Appendix 3: Focused Amendments to the Pre-Submission Draft Plan - 11th November 2015
(vi) Council Report Appendix 4: Community Involvement Plan - 11th November 2015
(vii) Council Report Appendix 5: Duty to Co-operate Framework - 11th November 2015
(viii) Council Report Appendix 6: SA Non-Technical Summary - 11th November 2015
(ix) Council Report Appendix 7: HRA Executive Summary - 11th November 2015

Other Related Documents

 RD1  Documentation relating to the planning application DM/15/4706
 RD2 Documentation relating to the planning application DM/15/4711
 RD3 Albourne Examiner Report
 RD3a Albourne Neighbourhood Plan
 RD4 Ardingly Examiner Report
 RD4a Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan
 RD5 Ashurst Wood Examiner Report
 RD5a Ashurst Wood Neighbourhood Plan
 RD6 Balcombe Examiner Report
 RD6a Balcombe Neighbourhood Plan
 RD7 Bolney Examiner Report
 RD7a Bolney Neighbourhood Plan
 RD8 Burgess Hill Examiner Report
 RD8a Burgess Hill Neighbourhood Plan
 RD9 Crawley Down Examiner Report
 RD9a Crawley Down Neighbourhood Plan
 RD10 Cuckfield Examiner Report
 RD10a Cuckfield Neighbourhood Plan
 RD11 Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common Examiner Report
 RD11a Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common Neighbourhood Plan
 RD12 Lindfield and Lindfield Rural Examiner Report
 RD12a Lindfield and Lindfield Rural Neighbourhood Plan
 RD13 Turners Hill Examiner Report
 RD13a Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan
 RD14 Twineham Examiner Report
 RD14a Twineham Neighbourhood Plan
 RD15 West Hoathly Examiner Report
 RD15a West Hoathly Neighbourhood Plan
 RD16 Report to Horsham District Council Inspectors Report 2015
 RD17 Report to Crawley BC Inspectors Report 2015
 RD18 Coastal West Sussex SHMA 2009
 RD19 Coastal West Sussex SHMA update 2012
 RD20 University of Reading full report
 RD21 Haywards Heath Examiner Report
 RD21a Haywards Heath Neighbourhood Plan
 RD22 East Grinstead Examiner Report
 RD22a East Grinstead Neighbourhood Plan
 RD24 Ansty & Staplefield Examiner Report
 RD24a Ansty & Staplefield Neighbourhood Plan
 RD25

Documentation relating to appeal at Hill Place Farm, East Grinstead