Copthorne Neighbourhood Plan - Regulation 14 Consultation

Copthorne Neighbourhood Plan is now being consulted on in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. This is an eight-week consultation which runs from 18 September 2020 until midnight on 13 November 2020.

We are seeking views and comments from everyone that has an interest in the parish. The purpose of the consultation is to ensure that the proposed Copthorne Neighbourhood Plan, and its associated evidence base, reflects the aspirations of the local community whilst adhering to its legal requirements and constraints before it moves to the next regulatory stage and is submitted to Mid Sussex District Council. This is the last opportunity to comment and influence the plan before it is submitted.

The consultation documents, which can be downloaded from this page, comprise:

  1. Copthorne Neighbourhood Plan (August 2020)
  2. Draft Consultation Statement (August 2020)
  3. Copthorne SEA Screening (July 2020)
  4. Assessment of Local Heritage Assets (August 2020)
  5. Copthorne Heritage and Character Assessment (May 2019)
  6. Local Green Space Assessment (August 2020)

If you are having trouble accessing the documents please phone the Parish Council on 01342 713407 who will ensure you have access to the documents.

All responses to this consultation must be received in writing prior to the end of the consultation period and will likely be published verbatim when the plan is submitted to Mid Sussex District Council. Anonymous responses, responses that contain inappropriate language, defamation or are deemed to be offensive will not be accepted. Response forms can also be downloaded on this page to either complete on your PC and email back to us (preferred), or to print, complete and return.

We look forward to receiving your consultation response, please remember the deadline for submissions is midnight on 13 November 2020.

Should you require any further information about this consultation, please contact Worth Parish Council on 01342 713407 or