Annex 1 TABLE OF EXISTING STRUCTURE PLAN POLICIES AND

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                                                                                                 Policy Title and


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                                                                                                 save policy
                                                                                                 Request to




(i) Policy is consistent with current national advice and in general
conformity with the RSS.


(ii) Policy addresses an existing strategic policy deficit and does
not duplicate national or local policy.
                                                                                                 of PPS11 para. 2.57?
                                                                                                                                                          SHOULD BE SAVED BEYOND SEPTEMBER 2007




(iii) Operation of policy is not materially changed by virtue of
other policies not being saved.
                                                                       ( /X) ( /X) ( /X) ( /X)




(iv) Policy is non-compliant with (i) – (iii) but there are specific
reasons for retention.
                                                                                                 If ‘ ’, does it meet the following criteria
                                                                                                                      If ‘ ’, reason for saving policy.
                                                                                                 requested to be saved.
                                                                                                                                                          Annex 1: TABLE OF EXISTING STRUCTURE PLAN POLICIES AND CONSIDERATION OF WHETHER ANY POLICIES



                                                                                                 If ‘X’, reason why policy is not
CH1 Character                        This is a locally distinctive policy in terms of
Protects distinctive   some          both the development strategy and locations,
character of the       overlap       much of which is not covered in national
towns and villages,                  policies/guidance/statements.
countryside and                      Development Control officers and Landscape
coast of West                        Architects frequently use this policy.
Sussex




CH2 Areas of             some        Landscape Architects and Development
Outstanding            over-lap,     Control Officers frequently use this policy. This
Natural Beauty         but it adds   policy has got locally distinctive information
Protects the           detail        that is worth saving.
distinctive and
cohesive character
and the natural
beauty of those
areas in West
Sussex deemed to
be “outstanding”.
CH3 Settlement            Adds to    This is a locally distinctive policy in both
Pattern and            PPS7, and     strategy of development and locations. Very
Strategic Gaps         to            important to keep as it sets the framework for
Protects the           proposed      strategic gaps which is not in national/ regional
distinctive            SEP policy    policy as yet.
settlement pattern     CC10.         Development Control officers and Landscape
and provides           Compleme      Architects frequently use this policy.
context for            nts
preventing             proposed
settlement             SEP policy
coalescence            GAT1.
appropriately at
local level.
CH4                                  This is a locally distinctive policy in terms of
Conservation          some           both the development strategy and locations,
Areas and             overlap but    much of which is not covered in national
Historic Towns        this policy    policies/guidance/statements.
and Villages          relates well   Development Control officers frequently use
Protects              to the local   this policy.
contribution of       situation
buildings and         and
groups of buildings   particularly
to the character of   to historic
West Sussex.          towns and
                      villages
CH5 Buildings of                    This is a locally distinctive policy in terms of
architectural or      some          both the development strategy and locations,
historic interest     overlap.      much of which is not covered in national
Protects              Forthcomin    policies/guidance/statements.
architectural and     g changes     Development Control officers frequently use
historic buildings    following     this policy.
and their settings,   the
whether statutorily   anticipated
listed or locally     Heritage
listed.               White
                      Paper may
                      result in
                      some
                      overlap.
                      Listed
                      buildings
                      are not
                      currently
                      the subject
                      of up to
                      date
                      policies in
                      some
                      Districts
CH6 Historic                        Landscape Architects and Development
Parks and             some          Control officers frequently use this policy. This
Gardens Protects      overlap.      policy has got locally distinctive information
historic parks and    Forthcomin    that is worth saving.
gardens, their        g changes
setting, and views    following
to and from them,     the
whether statutorily   anticipated
listed or locally     Heritage
listed.               White
                      Paper may
                      result in
                      some
                      overlap.
CH7                      some       This policy has got locally distinctive
Archaeology           overlap,      information that is worth saving. It will need to
Protects              but adds      continue to plug a gap until local Supplementary
archaeological        detail        Planning Documents are produced and
heritage and the                    adopted.
contribution it
makes to character
of West Sussex.
DEV1 High                          some       This locally specific policy requires regard to be
quality                         over-lap,     given to West Sussex traditions and character.
development                     but the       Landscape Architects, Ecologists and
Requires high                   policy also   Development Control officers frequently use
quality                         requires      this policy and it proves useful.
development that                regard to
respects character              be given to
and traditions of               West
West Sussex                     Sussex
                                traditions
                                and
                                character
DEV2 Mixed                                    Development Control officers frequently use
uses Addresses                                this policy and it proves useful. Some Districts
using mixed-use                               do not currently have a policy on achieving
areas to reduce the                           mixed uses.
need to travel and
to support vitality.
DEV3                               some       Both Local and County infrastructure
Infrastructure         adds     overlap       requirement documents have been adopted on
requirements           detail   with          the back of this policy. Development Control
Ensures                and      proposed      officers frequently use this policy as a hook and
infrastructure         local    SEP sub-      policy rather than just Supplementary Planning
deficiencies are not   empha    regional      Guidance for obtaining contributions to the
made worse by          sis to   investment    provision of appropriate infrastructure to
new development,       nation   framework     support new development and communities.
and provides           al
context/hook for       docum
County and Local       ents.
infrastructure
documents
DEV4 Travel                        Development Control officers frequently use
needs and                          this policy and it proves useful as it requires,
choices Addresses                  where necessary, the preparation of travel
meeting the needs                  plans.
for travel that
development
generates
DEV5 Parking                       Both Local and County parking standards
provision                          documents have been adopted on the back of
Provides                           this policy. Development Control officers
context/hook for                   frequently use this policy as a hook and policy
County and Local                   rather than just SPG. This policy is more up to
parking standards                  date and sustainable than some in District
documents                          documents.
DEV6 Strategic                     This policy needs to be saved until the LDF
locations and        some          Core Strategies are adopted. This is a locally
urban extensions     overlap re    distinctive policy in both strategy of
Requires all new     broad         development and locations, much of which is
greenfield           principles    not covered in National policies/ guidance/
development on       for           statements.
the edge of town     developme
and villages meet    nt, but
certain criteria.    significant
                     local
                     context
ERA1 Making                        Development Control officers frequently use
the best use of                    this policy and it proves useful.
land Requires land
to be used wisely.
ERA2 Nature                some        This policy has got locally distinctive
Conservation            overlap,       information that is worth saving. Ecologists and
Requires the            but adds       Development Control officers frequently use
biodiversity of the     important      this policy and it proves useful.
County to be            local detail
protected and
enhanced.
ERA3 The Coast             adds        This policy has got locally distinctive
Addresses the           important      information that is worth saving. Local
importance of           local detail   authorities and other agencies have produced
coastal                                non-statutory plans that this policy requires to
development and                        be considered. Landscape Architects and
coastal                                Development Control officers frequently use
management                             this policy and it proves to be useful. It
recognising nature                     protects, for example, the undeveloped coast in
conservation,                          Arun District
recreation,
economic, and
resource issues.
ERA4 Flooding               some       This policy has got locally distinctive
and Coastal             overlap but    information that is worth saving. Local
Defence                 it adds        authorities and other agencies have produced
Addresses the risk      important      non-statutory plans that this policy requires to
of flooding in West     local detail   be considered. Development Control officers
Sussex, the impact                     frequently use this policy and it proves useful.
of climate change,
and implications for
development.
ERA5 Air, soil              some       This policy adds a locally distinctive element
and water Seeks         overlap but    that is worth saving including reference to
to protect and          it adds        other local authority/Environment Agency plans
enhance natural         important      that are relevant. For example, it protects soil
resources and           local detail   quality and quantity.
assets including air,
soil and water.
ERA6 Minerals             some        This policy sets out the broad framework for
Addresses the         overlap but     mineral planning matters and is important to
broad framework       it adds         retain until the County Council’s Minerals and
for mineral           important       Waste Core Strategy is adopted.
planning matters      local detail
ERA7 Energy               Potential   Development Control officers frequently use
generation and        increasing      this policy. It should be retained at least until
supply Addresses      overlap         the final version of PPS1 Planning and Climate
the development of    with PPS1       Change is published, and possibly beyond if it
economically viable   planning        continues to add local detail.
and                   and climate
environmentally       change.
acceptable energy
generation and
supply.
ERA8 Waste                some        This policy requires the provision of sufficient
Requires the          overlap but     capacity to manage waste arising in West
provision of          it adds         Sussex and is important to retain until the
sufficient capacity   important       County Council’s Minerals and Waste Core
to manage waste       local detail    Strategy and the Strategic Waste Site
arising in West                       Allocation Development Document are
Sussex.                               adopted.
LOC1                                             At the moment only one Core Strategy in the
Locational                                       County has been through examination and
Strategy                                         received a Sound Inspectors report. This policy
Guides the location                              guides the Districts’ Core Strategies and Site
of possible areas                                Allocations Development Plan Documents
for large-scale                                  when setting how to accommodate
mixed use                                        development including identifying possible areas
development that                                 for large-scale mixed use development that
cannot be met                                    cannot be met within towns and villages. This is
within towns and                                 a locally distinctive policy in terms of both a
villages.                                        development strategy and locations, much of
                                                 which is not covered in national
                                                 policies/guidance/statements.
                                                 Development Control officers frequently use
                                                 this policy to guide development.




LOC2                                   This      This policy should be retained until all
The Countryside                     policy       District/Borough Core Strategies have
Provides criteria                   relates to   developed a local policy for development in the
for development in                  other        countryside. It forms part of a strand of
the countryside                     policies     policies that work together (for example, it
                                    that         refers to NE8 and is referred to in policy NE8).
                                    should be    Development Control officers frequently use
                                    saved        this policy and find it useful.
NE1                      The new                 Regarding the residential component, this is
Level of              RSS will                   vital to retain until the South East Plan is
residential and       replace the                adopted as it sets out the level of residential
employment            residential                development and an indication of the scale of
development           element                    employment floorspace required in each
                                                 District.

                                                 Currently the South East Plan does not provide
                                  employment floorspace targets, so potentially
                                  even after it is adopted that part of this policy
                                  could usefully be retained until appropriate
                                  policies have been incorporated into Local
                                  Development Documents. However, it will be
                                  important to ensure that that there are no
                                  incompatibilities between the SP policy and the
                                  Sub-Regional policies for the Gatwick Area and
                                  the Sussex Coast.
NE2 Housing                                                                           National policies/ guidance/
Provision                                                                             statements seem to provide the
Addresses mix of                                                                      necessary hooks for current local
sizes, types and                                                                      plans, and for future local
tenures.                                                                              development documents.
NE3 Subsidised         The new    National policies/ guidance/ statements cover
Housing              RSS may      much of the content of this policy and once the
Sets context and     make this    RSS is adopted there may be no policy gap.
policy hooks for     policy       However, the policy should be retained at least
current local plan   redundant    until the South East Plan is adopted, and the
policies on                       need for its further retention should be
subsidised housing                considered at that point.
NE4 Managing                                                                          National policies/ guidance/
the release of                                                                        statements and regional
housing land                                                                          management mechanisms address
                                                                                      this issue, such as PPS3.
                                                                                      Certainly, once the South East
                                                                                      Plan is adopted this policy should
                                                                                      not continue.
NE5                     The new   Currently the South East Plan does not provide
Employment           RSS may      employment floorspace targets or locations, so
provision            make this    potentially even after it is adopted this policy
                     policy       could usefully be retained until Local
                     redundant    Development Documents have developed
                     for those    appropriate policies. However, it will be
                     areas        important to ensure that that there are no
                        covered by    incompatibilities between the SP policy and the
                        Sub-          Sub-Regional policies for the Gatwick Area and
                        Regional      the Sussex Coast.
                        Strategies
NE6                                   In the absence of an approved RSS this policy
Coastal                               provides a useful hook for coastal regeneration.
Regeneration                          It also provides more detail than the Sussex
                                      Coast Sub-Regional Strategy part of the South
                                      East Plan. Therefore, it may be that some
                                      elements of this policy should continue even
                                      after the South East Plan is adopted until
                                      appropriate policies have been incorporated
                                      into Local Development Documents.
NE7 The North              Will be    This policy addresses the importance of the
East of West            superseded    Crawley/Gatwick Area as a focus for growth.
Sussex Addresses        by South      This policy should be retained until the Gatwick
the importance of       East Plan     Area Sub-Regional Strategy in the South East
the Crawley/            Gatwick       Plan is approved.
Gatwick Area as a       Area Sub-
focus for growth.       Regional
                        Policy
NE8 Rural                  Will be    This policy forms part of a strand of policies
needs Addresses         replaced by   that work together (e.g. it refers to LOC1,
development in the      South East    LOC2, NE5, ERA2 etc). This policy has some
countryside to          Plan Core     locally distinctive information and Development
sustain rural           Policies      Control officers frequently use this policy.
economies and                         It should be retained until the South East Plan is
meet social needs                     adopted.
whilst respecting
the special qualities
of rural areas.
NE9 Town,                             Development Control officers frequently use          National
village, district                     this policy/perceive it to be useful.                policies/guidance/statements
and                                                                                        provide the necessary
neighbourhood                                                                              information and hooks for local
centres                                                                                   development documents to
                                                                                          expand on.

NE10 Retail              some        This policy has got locally distinctive
development          overlap but     information that is worth saving. Development
                     it adds         Control officers frequently use this policy.
                     important
                     local detail
NE11                     some        This policy has got locally distinctive
Community            overlap but     information that is worth saving. Development
facilities and       it adds         Control officers frequently use this policy. It
services             important       provides a hook for current local policies.
                     local detail
NE12 Leisure,                        Development Control officers frequently use
cultural and                         this policy.
tourism facilities
NE13 transport           some        This policy forms the basis of a strand of
                     overlap but     policies that work together (NE14 through to
                     it adds         NE22) and which, taken together, provide
                     important       important local detail. Development Control
                     local detail.   officers frequently use this policy.
                     This may
                     remain the      When the South East Plan is adopted with the
                     case, in        associated Sub-Regional Investment
                     part,           Frameworks this set of policies should be
                     following       discontinued except where they make
                     adoption of     reference to locally strategic infrastructure that
                     the RSS.        is not referred to in the sub-regionally strategic
                                     investment frameworks.
NE14 walking,            some        This policy is one of a strand of policies that
cycling and          overlap but     work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
mobility             it adds         expand on policy NE13, and which, taken
                     important       together, provide important local detail.
                     local detail.   Development Control officers frequently use
                 This policy     this policy. Part of the policy will be
                 will not        superseded by the South East Plan when
                 need to be      adopted.
                 retained
                 after the
                 RSS is
                 adopted.
NE15 passenger       some        This policy is one of a strand of policies that
transport        overlap but     work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
                 it adds         expand on policy NE13. It provides important
                 important       local detail.
                 local detail.
                 This may        When the South East Plan is adopted together
                 remain the      with the associated Sub-Regional Investment
                 case, in        Frameworks this policy will need to be retained
                 part,           if it makes reference to strategic infrastructure
                 following       that is not referred to in the Sub-Regional
                 adoption of     Investment Frameworks.
                 the RSS.
NE16 Freight         some        This policy is one of a strand of policies that
                 overlap but     work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
                 it adds         expand on policy NE13. It provides important
                 important       local detail.
                 local detail.
                 This may        When the South East Plan is adopted together
                 remain the      with the associated Sub-Regional Investment
                 case, in        Frameworks this policy will need to be retained
                 part,           if it makes reference to locally strategic
                 following       infrastructure that is not referred to in the Sub-
                 adoption of     Regional Investment Frameworks.
                 the RSS.
NE17 Roads           some        This policy is one of a strand of policies that
                 overlap but     work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
                 it adds         expand on policy NE13. It provides important
                 important       local detail.
               local detail.
               This may                     When the South East Plan is adopted together
               remain the                   with the associated Sub-Regional Investment
               case, in                     Frameworks this policy will need to be retained
               part,                        if it makes reference to locally strategic
               following                    infrastructure that is not referred to in the sub-
               adoption of                  regional investment frameworks.
               the RSS.
NE18 public                    This         This policy is one of a strand of policies that
parking                        policy       work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
                               relates to   expand on policy NE13, and which, taken
                               other        together, provide important local detail.
                               policies     However, on its own it adds little to national
                               that         policies/guidance/statements and local plan
                               should be    policy. It is likely to be redundant once the
                               saved        South East Plan is approved and appropriate
                                            local policies are incorporated into Local
                                            Development Documents.
NE19 Gatwick       This will                This policy is one of a strand of policies that
Airport        be replaced                  work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
               by the                       expand on policy NE13, and which, taken
               Gatwick                      together, provide important local detail. It is
               Area Sub-                    vital to retain this locally specific policy until the
               Regional                     South East Plan is adopted, at which time the
               Strategy in                  Gatwick Area Sub-Regional Strategy will
               the RSS                      supersede it.
               once it is
               approved
NE20 General       some                     This policy is one of a strand of policies that
Aviation       overlap but                  work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
               it adds                      expand on policy NE13, and which, taken
               important                    together, provide important local detail. It
               local detail.                provides important local detail (i.e. for
               This may                     Shoreham Airport and Goodwood Airfield) and
               remain the                   may need to be retained beyond adoption of
                  case, in                     the South East Plan until suitable policies are
                  part,                        incorporated into Local Development
                  following                    Documents.
                  adoption of
                  the RSS.
NE21 Transport        some                     This policy is of a strand of policies that work
Interchange       overlap but                  together (NE14 through to NE22) that expand
                  it adds                      on policy NE13. It provides important local
                  important                    detail.
                  local detail.
                  This may                     When the South East Plan is adopted together
                  remain the                   with the associated Sub-Regional Investment
                  case, in                     Frameworks this policy will need to be retained
                  part,                        if it makes reference to strategic infrastructure
                  following                    that is not referred to in the sub-regional
                  adoption of                  investment frameworks.
                  the RSS.
NE22 Disused                      This         This policy is one of a strand of policies that
transport land                    policy       work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
and sites                         relates to   expand on policy NE13, and which, taken
                                  other        together, provide important local detail.
                                  policies     However, on its own it adds little to national
                                  that         policies/guidance/statements. It is likely to be
                                  should be    redundant once the South East Plan is approved
                                  saved        and appropriate local policies are incorporated
                                               into Local Development Documents.
NE23                              This         This policy is one of a strand of policies that
telecommunicati                   policy       work together (NE14 through to NE22) that
ons                               relates to   expand on policy NE13, and which, taken
                                  other        together, provide important local detail. It is
                                  policies     likely to be redundant once the South East Plan
                                  that         is adopted and appropriate local policies are
                                  should be    incorporated into Local Development
                                  saved        Documents. That being said, currently,
                                               Development Control officers frequently use
this policy and it proves useful.

				
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