Ferring 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

Ferring - Application form and map.pdf [pdf] 305KB

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


Decision published 10th December 2012

Ferring - Designation Decision Notice.pdf [pdf] 538KB

Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity


Consultation Dates: 18th February 2014 - 1st April 2014

Ferring Presubmisison consultation.pdf [pdf] 657KB

Ferring 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: 14th May 2014 - 25th June 2014

Comments on the documents can be made by email to ndpconsultation@arun.gov.uk, 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.

Ferring - Submission Plan.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Basic Conditions Statement April 2014.pdf [pdf] 474KB

Main Consultation Statement Document.pdf [pdf] 169KB

Annex A - Consultation Activities.pdf [pdf] 95KB

Annex B1 - Schedule of Comments Received.pdf [pdf] 151KB

Annex B2 - Schedule of Comments Received.pdf [pdf] 147KB

Ferring - SEA.pdf [pdf] 1005KB

Ferring - Site Assessment.pdf [pdf] 87KB

Proposals Map April 2014.pdf [pdf] 483KB

Reg 14 Report April 2014 ANNEX B2.pdf [pdf] 47KB

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.

Ferring - Reg 16 - ADC comments.pdf [pdf] 113KB

Ferring - Reg 16 - Summary of Representations.pdf [pdf] 123KB

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

Ferring - Reg 18 - Examiner Report.pdf [pdf] 233KB

Reg. 19 -  Decision on a plan proposal

Ferring - Reg 19 - Decision Statement.pdf [pdf] 183KB

Ferring - Reg 19 - Post Examination.pdf [pdf] 1MB

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

Plan made on 14th January 2015

Ferring NDP - Reg 20.pdf [pdf] 125KB

Ferring NDP - Neighbourhood Development Plan.pdf [pdf] 1MB


Referendum held on 10th December 2014

More information can be found on the Neighbourhood Plan Referendums page.

Ferring - Information for voters.pdf [pdf] 814KB

Ferring NDP - Declaration of Result.pdf [pdf] 19KB

The Ferring Community Right to Build order can now be found on the LDO and CRBTO page.