Aldingbourne Neighbourhood Development Plan 2

The documents in the table below form stages of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.


Statutory Sections of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations

Reg. 5 and 6 - Area designation

The designation of a neighbourhood area is the first formal stage in preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (see the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012). The approved Designated areas within Arun District Council’s Local Planning Authority Area (LPAA) are shown in the  Neighbourhood Areas Designation Map.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Parish and Town Councils are able to continue work on their neighbourhood plan while the proposed geography of the neighbourhood area is being determined.

Arun District Council is committed to publishing all applications received in its LPAA (in accordance with The Town and Country Planning Act 1990, The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 Part 2, Regulation 6).

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Town/Parish Council has applied to Arun District Council and the South Downs National Park Authority (if applicable) for designation of Neighbourhood Area under Part 2 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

These documents indicate those areas where Arun District Council has received an application to designate a Neighbourhood Area in its LPAA.


Reg. 7 - Publicising a designation of a neighbourhood area etc.




Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity


Consultation Dates: 1st September 2020 to 9th October 2020


As the file sizes are large the Plan and supporting documents can be found at 

Aldingbourne Reg.14 Sept 2020.pdf [pdf] 46MB

ADC Reg.14 comments

ADC Reg 14 comments Aldingbourne NDP Review 2020.pdf [pdf] 251KB

Reg. 15 - Plan proposals (submission)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town/Parish Council has submitted to Arun District Council Local Planning Authority Area (LPAA) and the South Downs National Park Planning Authority (if applicable), their Plan Proposal under Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012:


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to have any hard copy deposit points so the documents can only be viewed electronically.  This complies with the temporary suspensions in the Arun Statement of Community Involvement.   

Reg. 16 - Publicising a plan proposal / Modification proposal

Consultation Dates: 4th F ebruary 2021 until 1 st April 2021 at 5pm

Comments on the documents can be made by email to, via the online Portal or by post to Planning Policy & Conservation, Arun Civic Centre at the address below. 

If replying by post you are encouraged to use this comment form: Reg.16 and 23 comment form plan proposal submission 2019.pdf [pdf] 141KB

Please note that any representations may include a request to be notified of the local planning authority’s decision under regulation 19 in relation to the neighbourhood development plan.

AL Proposals Map.pdf [pdf] 923KB

Aldingbourne Submission Plan 2020.pdf [pdf] 15MB

Appendix A - Site Assessment Report 2019.pdf [pdf] 4MB

Appendix B - Consultation Statement.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Appendix C - Basic Conditions Statement 2019.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Appendix D - SEA Scoping Report.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Appendix E - Strateic Environmental Assessment.pdf [pdf] 5MB

Appendix F - Habitats Regulations Assessment.pdf [pdf] 3MB

Appendix G - Bats in Aldingbourne.pdf [pdf] 689KB

Appendix G1 - Bat Activity Transect Surveys Report_Aldingbourne_002_GE2043_Issued.pdf [pdf] 4MB

Appendix G2 - Combined Transects Map - Google Earth A3 Portrait.jpg

Appendix H - Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2020.pdf [pdf] 541KB  

Reg. 17 - Submission of a plan proposal to examination

The Reg.15 submission documents and the representations received during the Reg.16 consultation were sent to the Examiner and the Parish Council on 26th April 2021.

The indicative Examination period is 26th April to 3rd June 2021.

This indicative timetable is based on an assumption of a written representation as the default position but this will ultimately be decided by the Examiner based on the scale and nature of any representations or other issues which may become clearer upon examination.

The submission documents including the representations received were sent to the Examiner and the Parish Council on 26th April 2021.

Please see a summary of the representations received and the ADC Reg. 16 representation.  All the original representation documents will be sent direct to the Examiner and only this summary published which is not verbatim.

ADC reg.16 rep on Aldingbourne plan proposal submission.pdf [pdf] 324KB

Summary of Reg. 16 reps Aldingbourne 2.pdf [pdf] 480KB

Reg. 18 - Publication of the examiner’s report and plan proposal decisions



Reg. 19 - Decision on a plan proposal



Reg. 20 - Publicising a Neighbourhood Development Plan (‘made’ plans)

Plan made on



Referendum held on

More information can be found on the Neighbourhood Plan Referendums page