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Consultations

The Council consults widely with residents, service users and others about existing and planned services and initiatives. It does this in a number of ways - including surveys and focus groups. It sometimes does this jointly with other organisations.

Residents and other related respondents are invited to give their comments on the following documents currently out for consultation. To see the relevant document or information, please click on the links below.

Notice of Public path diversion order: Palacelands Farm, Coolham

The Council made a Public Path Diversion Order on Public Footpath no.2360 (part) on 17 December 2020 under the Town and County Planning Act. The effect of the Order will be to divert an existing section of Footpath No. 2360, which is shown by a continuous black line between Points A-C on the Order Map, on land on the south west side of Hooklands Lane, Coolham, West Sussex.

Any representations about, or objections to, the Order may be sent or delivered in writing addressed to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services, Horsham District Council, at Parkside, Chart way, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1RL no later than 11 February 2021 and should state the grounds on which it is made. You can also email your representation to linda.saunders@horsham.gov.uk

Public path diversion order: Billingshurst

The Council is proposing to make the following order under s119 of the Highway Act 1980.

Public Path (No 780_1) Diversion Order 2020

The effect of the Order will be to extinguish the route of Public footpath No 780_1 from Point A (OS grid reference TQ 504585, 123699) to Point B (OS grid reference TQ 504682 123610), which runs through two barns on the site and is approximately 128 meters in length as indicated on the Plan.

This will be substituted with a new Public footpath which runs from Point B (OS grid reference TQ 504682 123610) to Point A (OS grid reference TQ 504585, 123699 ) which is a route running between a hedge and a barn and then across an open field with a length of approximately 137 meters and having a width of 2 meters as shown on the Plan.

If you wish to comment or object to the Order, please write to Joy Ukadike, Principal Planning Solicitor at Horsham District Council, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1RL or email joy.ukadike@horsham.gov.uk by 12 January 2021.

Public footpath diversion at Abingworth Meadows, Thakeham

The Council has made the order on 2 December 2020 to divert  public footpath 2487, land at Abingworth Meadows, Storrington Road, Thakeham RH20 3EF, under Section 119 of the Highways Act 1980. Notice of the Made Order, The Made Order and Explanatory Note are displayed on the site.

If you wish to make a comment or object to the making of this Order, please send it by email to joy.ukadike@horsham.gov.uk or by letter for the attention of Joy Ukadike,  Principal Planning Solicitor at Horsham District Council, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1RL by 7 January 2021.

Neighbourhood planning consultations

Current open planning consultations, including Neighbourhood plan consultations, are listed on our Current planning consultations page.