Bognor Regis Neighbourhood Development Plan

The documents in the table below form stages of the  Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 . More information will be added as it becomes available. 

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

Bognor Regis - Application form and map.pdf [pdf] 236KB

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

Decision published on 10th December 2012

Bognor Regis - Designation decision notice.pdf [pdf] 506KB

Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity

Consultation Dates: 12th November 2014 - 24th December 2014

Bognor Regis Pre-submission.pdf [pdf] 6MB

Bognor Regis Town 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: 1st April 2015 - 13th May 2015

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, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LF.

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.


Submission plan.pdf [pdf] 10MB

Consultation Statement.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Basic Condition Statement.pdf [pdf] 1MB

State of Parish Report.pdf [pdf] 18MB

Princes Foundation.pdf [pdf] 3MB

Bognor Regis Masterplan 2003.pdf [pdf] 31MB

Bognor Regis Characterisation FINAL LR.pdf [pdf] 10MB

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.

Bognor Regis - Reg 16 - ADC comments [pdf] 136KB

Bognor Regis - Reg 16 - Summary of Representations [pdf] 130KB

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

Bognor Regis - Reg 18 - Examiner Report [pdf] 820KB

Reg.  19 -  Decision on a plan proposal

Bognor Regis - Reg 19 - Decision Statement [pdf] 171KB

Bognor Regis - Reg 19 - Post examination plan [pdf] 16MB

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

Bognor Regis - Reg 20.pdf [pdf] 125KB


Referendum held on 22nd October 2015

More information can be found on the  Neighbourhood Plan Referendums  page

Bognor Regis NPR Declaration of Result.pdf [pdf] 70KB