Adoption of the Arun Local Plan (2011-2031)

Published: 20 July 2018

Arun District Council adopted the Arun Local Plan (2011-2031) at the Full Council meeting on 18th July 2018, in accordance with the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended), The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.   

The Adopted Arun Local Plan (2011-2031) can be found, accompanied by the Policies Maps 1-4, Adoption Statement, Environmental Report and Post Adoption Statement and Inspector’s Report, on the Adopted Local Plan page of Arun District Council’s website: 

Hard copies of these documents can be found at the following deposit points in the district:

 Arun District Council Offices: 

Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LF between 8.45am and 5.15pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45am and 4.45pm on Friday.

Bognor Regis Town Hall: 

Clarence Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1LD between Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8:45am - 5:15pm; Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:15pm and Friday: 8:45am - 4:45pm

Libraries in Arun District (with opening times) 


Opening Times


Monday to Wednesday 1pm – 5pm and Thursday to Saturday 9am – 1pm


Monday to Wednesday 1pm – 5pm and Thursday to Saturday 9am – 1pm

Bognor Regis


Monday 9.30am – 7pm, Tuesday to Thursday 9.30am – 6pm and Friday – Saturday 9.30am – 5pm

East Preston

Monday to Wednesday 1pm – 5pm and Thursday to Saturday 10am – 2pm


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – 9am – 1pm and Wednesday and Saturday 9am – 1pm



Monday 10am – 7pm, Tuesday to Thursday 10am – 6pm, Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 4pm


Monday - Friday 10am – 5pm, Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 2pm

Willowhale, Aldwick

Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 2pm

 Details of how to purchase a hardcopy of the Plan and Maps will be added to the website shortly and the plan will be made available subject to final proof reading. 

Please note there is a six week challenge period whereby any person aggrieved by the adoption of the Arun Local Plan 2011-2031 on procedural matters, may make an application to the High Court. Any such application should be made by 29th August 2018. 

The Adoption of the Local Plan means that all previous versions of the Local Plan are obsolete. 

If you have any queries about this matter, please contact or telephone 01903 737500 and ask for Planning Policy Team.