Kingston 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


Kingston - Application form and map.pdf [pdf] 211KB

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

Decision published 10th December 2012

Kingston - Designation decision notice.pdf [pdf] 442KB

Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity

Consultation Dates: 31st March 2014 - 15th May 2014

Kingston Presubmission consultation.pdf [pdf] 3MB

Kingston 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 date: 10th September 2014 - 22nd October 2014

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.

Kingston Submission Neighbourhood Plan.pdf [pdf] 4MB

Kingston Basic Conditions Statement.pdf [pdf] 971KB

Kingston Consultation Statement.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Supporting Documentation

Agricultural Land Classification.pdf [pdf] 3MB

Arun Green Infrastructure Plan.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Coastline Map - Durham University.pdf [pdf] 212KB

Community Profile for Kingston Parish 2012.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000.pdf [pdf] 576KB

English heritage guide for NP.pdf [pdf] 173KB

Gypsy Assessment 2013 Coastal West Sussex.pdf [pdf] 4MB

Kingston Design Statment.pdf [pdf] 4MB

Natural England Character.pdf [pdf] 894KB

Soils and Agricultural Land Assessment 2013.pdf [pdf] 3MB

South Downs NP Access Network and ANG Study SDNPA MAIN REPORT 2014.pdf [pdf] 16MB

South Downs NP Access Network and ANG.pdf [pdf] 16MB

Sustainability Appraisal Final 2013.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Sustainable energy assessment.pdf [pdf] 854KB

TVRIGS Geodiversity Action Plan 2011.pdf [pdf] 2MB

West Sussex Landscape Strategy County wide landscape guidelines.pdf [pdf] 3MB

West Sussex transport plan 2011-2026.pdf [pdf] 12MB

WSCC Broadband.pdf [pdf] 1MB

WSCC SNCI Initiative.pdf [pdf] 597KB

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.

Kingston - Reg 16 - ADC comments.pdf [pdf] 116KB

Kingston - Reg 16 - Summary of Representations.pdf [pdf] 119KB

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

Kingston - Reg 18 - Examiner Report.pdf [pdf] 109KB

Reg.  19 -  Decision on a plan proposal

Kingston - Reg 19 - Decision Statement.pdf [pdf] 163KB

Kingston - Reg 19 - Submission Including Modification.pdf [pdf] 3MB

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

Plan made on 11th March 2015

Kingston Reg. 20.pdf [pdf] 124KB

Kingston Neighbourhood Plan.pdf [pdf] 3MB


Referendum held on 28th January 2015

More information can be found on the  Neighbourhood Plan Referendums  page

Kingston - Declaration of Result.pdf [pdf] 70KB