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Fittleworth Neighbourhood Plan

Fittleworth Parish Council are preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan for Fittleworth .  Further details of the neighbourhood plan preparation are available at the Fittleworth Parish Council website.

The following stages and documents have been completed:

Statutory stage Further information & documents
Publicising the Plan Proposal

The SDNPA is publishing the submitted Fittleworth Neighbourhood Development Plan (FNDP) for consultation in accordance with Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

The consultation starts on 22 February 2019 and ends on 12 April 2019. Representations made on the FNDP will be considered by an independent examiner who will assess whether the FNDP meets certain legal requirements, known as the ‘basic conditions’.This  guidance note provides further information on the basic conditions and next steps for the FNDP.

The following documents have been submitted for consultation.

Hard copies are available to view during normal working hours at:

  • South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DH
  • Fittleworth Stores, School Lane, Fittleworth, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1JB
  • St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Fittleworth, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1HL

How to make representations

You can make representations in the following ways:

By email to

In writing to Neighbourhood Planning, SDNPA, South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DH

Any representations may include a request to be notified regarding the SDNPA’s decision under Regulation 19 to make the submitted neighbourhood development plan for Fittleworth. Please note Representations cannot be made anonymously, representations will be published with the representors name only.

Submission of Plan Proposals

Fittleworth Parish Council submitted the Fittleworth NDP and accompanying documents to the SDNPA on 23 January 2019. The following submission checklist has been completed by the SDNPA:

Fittleworth Neighbourhood Development Plan Submission checklist

Pre-submission consultation on the plan

Fittleworth Parish Council are carried out their Pre-Submission consultation from 15 January 2018 for 6 weeks.  Further details are available on the Parish Council website:

Fittleworth Pre-Submission

Fittleworth Pre-Submission draft plan

SDNPA response to the Fittleworth NDP

Designated Neighbourhood Area

The SDNPA designated the Fittleworth Neighbourhood Area on 5 March 2015 following an application from Fittleworth Parish Council.

Designated Neighbourhood Area

Consultation on the proposed Neighbourhood Area A consultation on an application to designate Fittleworth Neighbourhood Area was held from 15 January to 26 February 2015.

For further information please contact