Barnham & Eastergate Neighbourhood Development Plan

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

Statutory Sections of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations
Regulation Documents

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.

Consultation Dates: 30th August 2012 - 18th October 2012

Barnham & Eastergate - Application form and map.pdf [pdf] 262KB

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


Decision published 10th December 2012

Barnham & Eastergate - designation decision notice.pdf [pdf] 482KB

Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity


Consultation Dates: 10th October 2013 - 22nd November 2013

Barnham & Eastergate presubmission.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Barnham Parish Council Website

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:

During the consultation period the applications can be viewed at: Bognor Regis Town Hall, Arun Civic Centre and local Library.

Reg. 16 - Publicising a plan proposal

Consultation Dates: 23rd January 2014 - 6th March 2014 (5pm)

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

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.

Barnham & Eastergate - Neighbourhood Plan.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Barnham & Eastergate - Basic Conditions Statement.pdf [pdf] 455KB

Barnham & Eastergate - Consultation Statement.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Reg. 17 - Submission of a plan proposal to examination

The submission documents and the representations received were sent to the Examiner and the Parish Council.

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 16 - ADC comments.pdf [pdf] 123KB

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 16 - Summary of Representations.pdf [pdf] 126KB

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

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 18 - Examiner Report.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Reg. 19 -  Decision on a plan proposal

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 19 - Decision Statement.pdf [pdf] 293KB

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 19 - Examiners Modifications.pdf [pdf] 6MB

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 19 - Information for voters.pdf [pdf] 797KB

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

Plan made 16th July 2014

Barnham & Eastergate - Neighbourhood Development Plan.pdf [pdf] 6MB

Barnham & Eastergate - Reg 20 Notice.pdf [pdf] 130KB



Referendum held on 2nd July 2014


More information can be found on the  Neighbourhood Plan Referendums page

Barnham & Eastergate - Declaration of Result.pdf [pdf] 22KB