Rudgwick neighbourhood planning

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

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

A referendum was held for Rudgwick'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.

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Examination

Independent examiner Andrew Ashcroft was commissioned to undertake the examination of the Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan. The examiner underwent unaccompanied site visits of the plan area on the 21 December 2020 and was issued all Reg 16 representations in full. The examiner has published his report which can be found below:

Examiner's Report 15 March 2021

Examiner's Clarification Note (21 Jan 2021)

Rudgwick Parish Council - Response to Clarification Note (12 Feb 2021)

Representations to the Regulation 16 consultation can be found below:

Ref 1 Waverley Borough Council (redacted)

Ref 2 HDC (redacted)

Ref 3 Sport England (redacted)

Ref 4 Resident (redacted)

Ref 5 MMO (redacted)

Ref 6 Southern Water (redacted)

Ref 7 Resident (redacted)

Ref 8 Surrey County Council (redacted)

Ref 9 EA (redacted)

Ref 10 Natural England (redacted)

Ref 11 Strutt and Parker (redacted)

Ref 12 WSCC

Ref 13 Resident

Ref 14 Historic England (redacted)

Ref 15 Highways England (redacted)

Ref 16 Resident (part I) (redacted)

Ref 16 Resident (part II) (redacted)

Ref 17 Resident (redacted)

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan (Reg 16)

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan is currently out to consultation in line with the Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended). The consultation is for 7 weeks from 5pm Friday 2 October to midnight Friday 20 November 2020.

To read further details on the Rudgwick Submission Draft Neighbourhood Plan please click on the following link:

Area approval

The Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Area was approved on 28 June 2016.

Approval documents


Rudgwick applied for a Neighbourhood Plan area designation under Regulations 5 and 6.