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Decision details

Lewisham Local Plan - Regulation 18 stage

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and presentations by the Chair of the

Sustainable Development Committee and the Mayor, the Mayor and Cabinet

agreed that:


(1) the following documents be approved for future statutory public

consultation (subject to 6 below):


•Draft Lewisham Local Plan - Regulation 18 stage “main issues and preferred

approaches” document (Appendix 1)


•Draft Interim Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA) Non-technical Summary

and Habitats Regulations Assessment (Appendix 2)


•Draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) (Appendix 3)


(2) the contents of the Consultation Statement (Appendix 4), documenting the

main issues raised by the public in the initial Regulation 18 stage consultation

(2015 Issues and Options document) and officer responses to them be noted;


(3) the contents of the consultation strategy be noted; (Appendix 5)


(4) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Environment to:


i. Make minor amendments to the above documents prior to Council;


ii. Make further amendments to the Draft Local Plan (Appendix 1) to

incorporate headline summaries of: feedback received on public consultation

to-date; key findings from the evidence base; main planning issues and policy

alternatives considered. 


(5) the financial and legal implications set out be noted;


(6) Remit to Council for its consideration and approval the Interim Integrated

Impact Assessment (IIA) and Habitats Regulations Assessment;


(7) Council be recommended to:


i. Approve the documents specified in 1 above subject to any minor and

further amendments which might be made under 4 above.


ii.Use its powers to resolve to publically consult on those documents that

Council so approve, including the Interim Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA)

and Habitats Regulations Assessment subject to paragraph 6 above;


(8) the written comments of the Sustainable Development Committee be

received and a response for Mayoral consideration be prepared

Publication date: 12/03/2020

Date of decision: 11/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 11/03/2020 - Mayor and Cabinet

Accompanying Documents: