The Full Neighbourhood Plan can be viewed








 Notice of Poll


The Bognor Regis Neighbourhood plan Referendum will be on Thursday 22nd October 2015.  Click here for information

The Full Neighbourhood Plan can be viewed here.

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The Bognor Regis Neighbourhood Development Plan has successfully passed examination.

On 9th June 2015 the Examiners Report concluded that subject to modifications in the report, the Plan should proceed to referendum.
The report can be viewed by clicking on the link here.

 The Next Stage

Following the last round of consultations the Neighbourhood Plan will now be submitted to an independent examiner by the 22nd  May 2015. His report is expected to be received by 2pm on the 11th  June 2015 and will be published on the 12th.

Bognor Regis Town Council will then review the report before advising Arun District Council of their decision on any of the examiners recommendations.


Today is the last day to register your comments on the Neighbourhood Plan for Bognor Regis.

Please make sure your responses are logged with Arun District Council by 5.00pm tonight.

Publicising a Plan Proposal - Consultation 1st April 2015 – 13th May 2015

Please be advised that Bognor Regis Town Council has submitted to Arun District Council Local Planning Authority Area (LPAA) their Plan Proposal under Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

This means that the Town Council is proposing to produce a Neighbourhood Development Plan for the proposed area. The government’s Localism Act has introduced a new type of community-led initiative known as a Neighbourhood Development Plan which set out policies on the development and use of land in the proposed area.

 As required by the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 Part 5, Reg.16 Publicising a plan proposal; please see below part (a) of the publication being undertaken. Part (b) comprises of notifying any consultation body which is referred to in the consultation statement submitted in accordance with Regulation 15 and will be sent electronically to the relevant bodies.

There will be a notice in the West Sussex gazette on Wednesday 1st April 2015

The submission documents will be publicised at:

(Hard copy comment forms are available)

All comments must be received by 13th May 2015 (by 5pm) and can be made by:

email to:

online at:

by post to: Planning Policy and Conservation
Arun District Council
Arun Civic Centre
Maltravers Road
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.


A big Thank You to everyone who took the time and trouble to comment on our Draft Neighbourhood Plan. We will now collate all the comments and make any necessary changes or alterations in preparation for the next stage of the process, which will be to submit our Plan to Arun District Council (Regulation 15).  The plan will then undergo another round of consultation and be assessed by an independent examiner. Watch this space!!!


Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Period.


The consultation period for the Draft Neighbourhood Plan ends at noon on Christmas Eve. Please ensure your comments are returned by then.!!! 


From the 12th November until 24th December 2014 the Neighbourhood Plan for Bognor Regis is available for you to view and comment on.

It is your opportunity to let us know if we have got it right. The draft plan can be viewed here on line or there are hard copies at the Town Hall, The Picturedrome, The Regis Centre and The Library if you prefer.  There is also a response form for your comments and feedback.  Please complete and return.

 Following the six week consultation all the comments we receive will be reviewed and any necessary amendments or additions will be edited into the plan before it is submitted to Arun District Council.

Please take a moment to have a look and let us have your feedback.  It is an important planning document that will be material in shaping how Bognor Regis will develop.

If you have any queries or require further information, please contact Heather Knight or Sheila Green at the Town Council on 01243 825535

/BR-Town-Council/UserFiles/Files/Response form.pdf 

Neighbourhood Development Plan Pre-submission Draft

Characterisation Study

Response Form in Word Format  

Neighbourhood Plan for Bognor Regis

Regulation 14, six week consultation period commences

Wednesday 12th November 2014 and will run until 24th December 2014

The draft plan will be available to view on this  site and hard copies will be accessible at various locations within the town. Look out for details.  

Report to Bognor Regis Town Council from the Princes Foundation with advice on taking forward a neighbourhood plan following community workshops held in February-March 2013



The Neighbourhood Plan Committee is made up of all 16 Councillors on the Town Council. Dates and Minutes from these meetings can be found under 'Meetings'. Chairman: Cllr. Sandra Daniells, Vice Chairman: Cllr Jeanette Warr

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is made up of 5 Town Councillors and representatives from Neighbouring Parishes, business and community groups. Chairman: Ann Rapnik, Vice Chairman: Sandra Daniells


Local residents and interested parties are being asked to get involved and help shape the future of Bognor Regis. The Neighbourhood Plan will be set up to look in detail at different aspects of the Town, including:

Planning & Housing Economy, Business and Tourism

Regeneration Community and Infrastructure Provision

Roads & Transport Greenspace and Leisure Facilities

Seafront & Beaches

If you are interested in any of the above topics and would like to get involved please contact Ruth Hambleton, contact details below.

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