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The Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Referendum 6th May 2021

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan `Made' by Full Council

The Rudgwick Neighbourhood plan was formally made by Horsham District Council on 23rd June 2021 with Members voting unanimously to `make' the Neighbourhood Plan.  The plan will now form part of the development plan for Horsham and will be used to determine planning applications.


Referendum Documents

1)   Rudgwick Neighbourhood Referendum Version 
2)   Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Examiners Report
3)   Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement   
4)   Summary of representations submitted to the examiner
5)   Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Information Sheet 

The modified Neighbourhood Plan is available to view, by prior appointment only, at Rudgwick Hall, please find the details below; 

Rudgwick Parish Council Office
Rudgwick Parish Hall
Bucks Green
Rudgwick RH12 3JJ 

Land line 01403 822678   mobile or 07927 702321

Opening Hours
– Monday and Friday between 08.00 – 15.00 



The Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan is now undergoing Examination

Horsham District Council has arranged for Independent Examiner, Andrew Ashcroft, to examine our plan.

For the latest situation please refer: Rudgwick neighbourhood planning | Horsham District Council

N.B. Subject to Rudgwick Parish Council modification and approval at the RPC meeting on Monday 8th February 2021, the following document will forthwith be sent to the Examiner (via HDC) in response to the Examiner's initial Clarification Note:

RPC - response to Clarification Note 04022021 



Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan – Status as at 6th November 2020

Regulation 16 Consultation (arranged by Horsham District Council) commenced on 2nd October 2020 for 7 weeks to 20th November 2020.

On 4th September 2020, Squires Planning (on behalf of RPC) formally made the Regulation 15 submission to HDC as set out in this letter.

The submission letter was accompanied by the following documents:

 At an Extraordinary Meeting on 3rd September 2020, Rudgwick Parish Council authorised the Regulation 15 submission of the Neighbourhood Plan to Horsham District Council.

All the Regulation 14 consultation responses were carefully analysed and, where deemed appropriate by the RNP Steering Group, the Neighbourhood Plan was suitably modified.

The Regulation 14 Consultation closed on 19th July having run for 2 months from 18th May 2020.


Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Consultation - 18th May - 19th July 2020 IS NOW CLOSED

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Consultation

You should already be aware of the above public consultation on the Rudgwick Neighbourhood Development Plan in accordance with Regulation 14 Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 is now closed.

The Steering Group will undertake any necessary revisions and submit the resulting document for the Regulation 15 process.

Download versions of the plan are available on this Website here. This is the preferred method to access the plan. .


A summary of all comments made will be publicly available. Please note that any other personal information provided will be confidential and processed in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations. The Parish Council will process your details in relation to this preparation of this document only. As part of the Consultation and in line with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) please confirm that you are happy for the Parish Council to pass your contact details (name, address/email address) onto Horsham District Council (HDC) so that they can contact you at Regulation 16 consultation.

Please ensure when completing the response form that you have confirmed that you are happy for the Parish Council to pass your details onto HDC.


Regulation 14 Consultation Supplementary Documents


1)    Housing Matters here

2)    Parish Design Statement here

3)    Local Green Spaces here

4)    Community Matters here


Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan History

Please click here for further details on the history of the Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan News May 2020

Please click here for the May edition of the Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan newsletter. 

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan News June 2020

Please click here for the June edition of the Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan newsletter.