Neighbourhood Plans must be in line with European Regulations on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitat Regulations. Chichester District Council (CDC) has now confirmed that a SEA is not required. This follows lengthy discussions and a previous ruling that SEA was required. Please see the documents listed:

CDC Screening Opinion under Reg 9 and Schedule 1

Historic England Comments

SDNPA comments

Historic Context and Landscape Appraisal  - prepared by the NP team

Email trail with CDC

CDC Comments Aug 16 re housing site removal from plan

CDC Comments Dec 16

Draft Neighbourhood Plan v6

CDC Officers Report Blundens Coal Yard site  (site north of the proposed housing site which has been approved against the Officers recommendation )

Notes of Meeting with CDC May 2017

CDC Screening Determination 24th July 2017

Heritage Impact Assessment - Old Granary Site