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Appeal: Javid allows 108-home scheme in light of 1.9-year supply

Sajid Javid

The secretary of state has overturned Arun District Council's decision to reject 108 homes near Yapton, West Sussex, ruling that the area’s ‘severe’ housing supply shortfall of at least 3.1 years carried more weight than conflict with the local development plan.

Development policy in the area comprises the Arun Local Plan 2003 (LP) and the Yapton Neighbourhood Plan 2014 (NP). A new local plan, which underwent examination earlier this year, has proved highly controversial, with local people objecting to plans to build an av.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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