When do they take effect?
A non-immediate Article 4 direction has been proposed under Article 4(1) to withdraw PD rights after 12 months’ notice. This was approved by Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee on 11th October 2017 and confirmed by Planning Applications Committee on 27th June 2018 and will come into force on 5th November 2018, removing PD rights for any changes of use listed above.
You can read the 11th October 2017 and 27th June 2018 Planning Committee Report and minutes confirming the making of the Article 4 direction and the Public Notice.
The reasons for the Article direction are set out in more detail in the Newhaven Employment Land Review Update 2017 carried out by Lichfield’s Consultants.
You can view the areas affected by the Article 4 direction on the Schedule of Maps.