Inspector refuses 74-home Sussex appeal despite council's 2.6-year land supply

An inspector has dismissed an appeal against an East Sussex council's failure to determine a 74-home application, despite the authority having only a 2.6 year housing land supply, after concluding that the presumption in favour of sustainable development did not apply because of the site's proximity to protected habitats.

by Michael Donnelly
Ashdown Forest (pic Amanda Slater, Flickr)
Ashdown Forest (pic Amanda Slater, Flickr)

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