Arun Local Plan Update 2023-2041

The adopted Arun Local Plan 2018 is now more than 5 years old. We are therefore updating the Local Plan to ensure that future development needs are met sustainably and to reflect the changing vision for the area, along with various legislative changes. On 19 July Full Council agreed the recommendation by Planning Policy Committee (6 June 2023) to resume this work following a pause in 2021 and 2022. The papers and minute associated with these were:

All existing and future work on the Local Plan Update can be found directly on this page or by using one of the links in the related pages menu on this page.

Regulation 18 Issues & Options consultation – Direction of Travel Document

We are preparing a Direction of Travel Document (DoT) to form part of a public consultation in February 2024. The Draft DoT document below was considered at the Planning Policy Committee meeting on 28 November but a decision was deferred. Please look out for an update on the progress of this Draft document in the near future. In the interim the draft DoT will be used for engagement with infrastructure providers other agencies and bodies and stakeholders. It is anticipated that when Planning Policy Committee has agreed the Daft DOT it will be refined before publishing for a 6-week consultation (forming a Regulation 18 Issues & Options consultation). Please look out for this consultation.

Please see our Draft Direction of Travel Document 301123v7.pdf [pdf] 3MB

Please note: If you require this document in an accessible format please email Kevin Owen in planning. We are currently working on providing an online accessible version of the above PDF and will provide a link when it is available.