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Pre-Submission & Submission

Pre-Submission & Submission

In September 2017, the South Downs National Park Authority published a Pre-Submission Local Plan for public consultation. The feedback to the Pre-Submission can be viewed here.

Following the public consultation, the South Downs Local Plan was amended before being submitted to the Government for inspection.


" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "