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Take action on a planning issue

You can influence the planning system to help to protect the Sussex countryside and ensure it thrives.


Find out how you can get involved in the development of your Local Plan, which is the main influence on how your area changes in the future. Read: Planning explained.

You can comment on a planning application for houses or another development. See:

How to comment on a planning proposal June 2021

How to respond to planning applications.

You can influence how the places where you live and work will change over time by getting involved in the preparation of your local neighbourhood plan. Read a guide to neighbourhood planning

You or your community group can challenge a development proposal.

How to support your representations at planning appeal June 2021

How to challenge bad developments in court