Please note that charges for pre-application advice on planning applications came into effect on the 1st July 2017. Please see the Pre-application advice section on Making a planning application for further information.

Planning applications and enforcement

Most planning applications are decided by borough and district councils. We only deal with minerals extraction, waste management and developments such as schools, libraries and roads.

Bexhill to Hastings link road

Information and documents relating to the planning application for a link road between Bexhill and Hastings.

The planning system

National Planning Policy, Local Planning Policy and Neighbourhood Planning.

Waste and Minerals Plans

Under the new planning system the Minerals and Waste Local Plans will be replaced with a Waste and Minerals Development Framework.

Regeneration, economic development and local enterprise partnership

Economic development accross the county, including the Growth Strategy and Economic Development Strategy.

Supplementary Planning Guidance

More detailed advice on some or our planning policies.

Monitoring development

Information about planning services, planning applications and enforcement, national and regional policy and local Development Plans.

Land searches and charges

Find out about searches performed when buying a property, how to search the common land register and how to register a village green.

Fracking and shale gas

Answers to your questions about shale gas and hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” and the situation in East Sussex.

SEEAWP Minutes

Minutes of the SEEAWP Meetings since 2013.