Environment and Planning
Use this section of the website to find information or advice on everything from applying for planning permission to street cleaning, including useful links at the bottom of this page.
Planning services consist of a number of specialist teams, including those dealing with development management, policy, compliance and conservation.
Since 1 April 2011, Horsham District Council has been processing planning applications submitted in the area of the South Downs National Park that falls within Horsham District, under the terms of an agency agreement with the South Downs National Park Authority.
Sussex Building Control is the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) service for Horsham District Council and Crawley Borough Council. They work with homeowners, architects, builders and developers providing advice, guidance and technical expertise to help them create safe, comfortable, accessible and energy efficient buildings. If you are planning to carry out some building work please take a look at the building control pages.
Rubbish, Recycling and Street Cleaning
The team collect domestic and trade waste, provide recycling services and keep the streets clean.
Environmental Health and Licensing
The Environmental Health and Licensing Team deals with a wide range of public health and licensing matters.
Useful Links to environment and planning information:
Planning (including Development Management)
Planning Policy (Local Development Framework / Horsham District Planning Framework)