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The South Downs National Park Authority is the statutory planning authority for the National Park area. We are the 8th largest planning authority in the country in terms of the number of planning applications we receive each year and also one of the largest in terms of the geographical area we cover.

Please visit the Planning Committee page to find out about forthcoming and past Planning Committee meetings.

** S106 Monitoring Fees: As of the 1st October 2019 the South Downs National Park Authority will be charging a fee for the monitoring, reporting and delivery of planning obligations. Find out more here. **