Planning & Architecture Services in Lewes District Council
Postcodes: BN7, BN8, BN9, BN10, BN25
Lewes District Council History
Lewes District Council has a rich history closely tied to the development of local government in the region. Early records show various forms of governance dating back to medieval times. The Local Government Act of 1894 marked a significant step toward the formation of the Lewes Rural District Council, responsible for local services and infrastructure within its jurisdiction.
In the 20th century, ongoing changes in the structure of local government led to the merger of Lewes Rural District Council with several other local authorities in 1974, creating the Lewes District Council. This new council became responsible for a wide range of local government services in the Lewes district. Since its establishment, Lewes District Council has adapted to changing circumstances and local needs. It has been involved in numerous initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life for residents and promoting economic and community development.
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