The Preferred Approach version of the Chichester Local Plan Review was published for consultation from 13 December 2018 to 7 February 2019.

You can now view the consultation documents and all representations made via our consultation portal.

All representations are carefully considered. Further work will be required in relation to the evidence base before we can move forward to the submission version of the Local Plan Review next year. The most recent version of of the Local Development Scheme was published in September 2019 and we will keep the website updated.

View the Local Plan Consultation Portal

How to view representations online:

There is no need to login to the system to view representations made, although you can login to view your own representations if preferred.

  • Access the Local Plan Consultation Portal via the button. The Local Plan Review Preferred Approach 2016 - 2035 and related documents can be found under the heading "Historic Documents". Select the document you wish to view.
  • You will then see the chapter and policy headings for the document in a contents page format.
  • Go straight to the part of the document you are interested in.
  • Click to open, and then click the magnifying glass to view all representation made against that section.

A summary report of the representations made is available to view:

A further summary of the consultation responses and the council's initial response is available to view:

A hard copy of this report is also available to view at the Council offices at East Pallant House on request.

If you have any further queries please contact the Planning Policy Team on 01243 785166 or email