Billingshurst neighbourhood planning

The Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan was formally made at Full Council on 23 June 2021.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

A referendum was held for Billingshurst's Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 6 May 2021.

View the referendum results on our Election results page.

Please click on the links below to read documents associated with the Referendum:

Covid-19 measures

With COVID-19, Horsham District Council has reviewed its protocols regarding referendums. In order to progress safely we have made a decision that if you are not able to view the relevant documents online, hard copies of the Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents will be viewed by appointment only at Parish Council offices and at the District Council offices. Details of the location for these are given in the Information Statement above.

Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan Examination

Independent examiner Andrew Ashcroft has produced his report into the examination of the Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan. A decision statement was published on the 14 December 2020.

Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan (Referendum Version)

Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan (Feb 2021)

Decision Statement

Billingshurst Decision Statement (14 December 2020)

Examiner's Report

Examiner's Report (11 November 2020)

Examination Statements

Billingshurst Parish Council Response to the Examiner's Clarification Note (20 October 2020)

HDC Response to the Examiner's Clarification Note (20 October 2020)

West Sussex County Council Response to the Examiner's Clarification Note (20 October 2020)

Examiner's Clarification Note 29 September 2020

All representations have been redacted where appropriate to ensure compliance with Data Protection legislation.

Representations (Statutory Representations)

Ref 1 Savllis (Part I)

Ref 1 Savillis (Part 2)

Ref 1 Savillis (Part 3)

Ref 2 Barton Willmore

Ref 3 Armstrong Rigg

Ref 4 Turley Associates

Ref 5 JWPC

Ref 6 CPA Properties

Ref 7 Woodland Trust

Ref 8 McConnell Planning

Ref 9 Historic England

Ref 10 Environment Agency

Ref 11 West Sussex County Council

Ref 12 Hallam Land Management

Ref 13 White Young Green

Ref 14 Southern Water

Ref 15 Network Rail

Ref 16 Waverley Borough Council

Ref 17 Natural England

Ref 18 West Sussex County Council (Estates Department)

Ref 19 Surrey CC

Ref 20 Sport England

Ref 21 UK Power Networks

Ref 22 HDC

Representations (Individuals)

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Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 16)

The submission draft Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan  for the Regulation 16 consultation. The consultation ran from 5pm Wednesday 17 June for 8 weeks concluding midnight on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Click here to view the Billingshurst Neighbourhood Submission draft plan and accompanying documents.

Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 14)

Billingshurst parish Neighbourhood Plan area has been Designated, and the Draft plan was put out for consultation from 1 August to 29 September 2019.

Read the Draft plan and consultation information

Area approval

The Billingshurst Neighbourhood Plan Area was approved on 30 December 2015.

Designation documents


Under Regulation 5 and 6, the Billingshurst area application was put out for consultation from November 10 to December 22 2015.

Application documents