Rustington 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: 17th June 2013 - 29th July 2013

Rustington - Application form and map.pdf [pdf] 116KB

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

Decision published on 7th November 2013

Rustington - Designation decision notice.pdf [pdf] 176KB

Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity

Consultation Dates: 21st April 2014 - 2nd June 2014

Rustington Pre-submission consultation.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Rustington 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: 2nd July 2014 - 13th August 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.

Rustington Neighbourhood Plan - Submission version (June 2014).pdf [pdf] 1MB

Rustington Neighbourhood Plan - Consultation Statement.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Rustington Neighbourhood Plan - Conditions Statement.pdf [pdf] 226KB


Supporting Documentation

Rustington Supporting Documentation Appendix 1-4.pdf [pdf] 214KB

Rustington Supporting Documentation Appendix 5a.pdf [pdf] 8MB

Rustington Supporting Documentation Appendix 5b - 5e.pdf [pdf] 4MB

Rustington Supporting Documentation Appendix 6.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Rustington Supporting Documentation Appendix 7 - 8.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Rustington Supporting Documentation Appendix 9.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.

Rustington - Reg 16 - ADC comments.pdf [pdf] 123KB

Rustington - Reg 16 - Summary of Representations.pdf [pdf] 113KB

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

Rustington - Reg 18 - Examiner Report.pdf [pdf] 127KB

Reg.  19 -  Decision on a plan proposal


Rustington - Reg 19 - Decision Statement.pdf [pdf] 151KB

Rustington - Reg 19 - Plan proposal incorporating examination modifications.pdf [pdf] 1MB

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

Plan made on 11th March 2015

Rustington Reg. 20.pdf [pdf] 124KB

Rustington Neighbourhood Plan.pdf [pdf] 1MB


Referendum held 28th January 2015

More information can be found on the  Neighbourhood Plan Referendums page

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