Development Plan

The Development for Arun District, for the area falling outside of the South Downs National Park comprises of the:

The Arun Local Plan 2011-2031 (July 2018) supersedes all policies in the Arun Local Plan 2003.   The South Downs National Park (SDNP) authority is the planning authority for that area of Arun which falls within the national park and the SDNP authority adopted a new South Downs Local Plan in July 2019 which replaced that residual part of the Arun Local Plan 2003 for that administrative area.

South Marine Plan

Information and documents on the development of the South Marine Plans.

Supplementary Planning Guidance / Documents

Please view our Supplementary Planning Guidance and Documents page.

Local Development Orders and Community Right to Build Orders

Please view our Local Development Orders page.

How to Purchase the Local Plan

The cost of ordering the Adopted Local Plan (2011-2031) is set out in the table below:

Document Cost Postage & Packing
1x Adopted Arun Local Plan (2011-2031) (July, 2018) £50.00 £2.72
1x set of Policies Maps (2x A1 double sided colour maps folded to A4) £14.00 £2.72


Copies of the Adopted Arun Local Plan 2011-2031 and its associated documents listed above should be requested using the Local Plan online application formPostage costs are for 2nd class medium parcels and 2nd class large letters.

Upon receipt of your request by E-form, arrangements will be made to deliver the documents to your specified address. Subject to the level of demand for these documents it may be necessary to re-print them. Therefore there may be a delay in the documents being dispatched. Please be aware that only one set of document(s) can be purchased at a time. If you require more than one copy of the documents please go into the order form again.

Monitoring and Supporting Evidence

Can be viewed on our monitoring and evidence pages.

Useful Links

National Planning Policy Framework

Planning Practice Guidance