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  • Council Tax Reduction 2022-23 (Earnings Bracket scheme)

    Each year, the council is required to review its Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme. Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is a system for low income households to help pay towards Council Tax. You may get Council Tax Reduction if you pay Council Tax and your income and capital (savings and investments) are below a certain level. People of pensionable age are assessed under national rules which the council cannot change. They will continue to have their Council Tax Reduction... More
    Closed 18 October 2021
  • Kingsway To the Sea: Landscape and Public Realm Improvement - West Hove Seafront

    Kingsway to the Sea is a project that is being developed by Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC) with local community organisations to regenerate what are considered run-down and underused spaces on the seafront in West Hove. Trends in sports participation have altered which has led to a drop in use of the existing facilities here. The scheme is aiming to enhance the green spaces and provide contemporary leisure and sporting facilities which are relevant to the needs and aspirations of... More
    Closed 3 October 2021
  • The future of secondary school places in Brighton & Hove

    The number of children due to start secondary school in Brighton & Hove is forecast to drop significantly over the next 10 years. We want to understand what residents think are the key areas to consider when reviewing ways to address the impact of fewer children needing secondary school places in the city. More
    Closed 30 September 2021
  • Rampion windfarm expansion proposals

    Rampion wants to hear from you Rampion Extension Development Limited is consulting on its proposals to expand the windfarm off the coast of Sussex. Because of its scale and energy output, this is a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project . This means the Planning Inspectorate considers whether or not to grant a Development Consent Order. The project team are looking for feedback on: their initial assessment of the onshore and offshore impacts for the... More
    Closed 16 September 2021
  • Have your say on a change to planning applications

    We're asking for comments on a proposal to make a minor change to the information we need to ‘validate’ planning applications. The documents you have to submit as part of a planning application are put on a local list. We publish these as checklists for the different types of application . We're now proposing to add a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to the list of documents you need to submit for some larger planning applications. This will support putting our local... More
    Closed 5 September 2021
  • Gambling Policy 2022-2024

    The council, as a licensing authority, is carrying out a consultation exercise as part of the review of its Gambling Policy 2020-2024 (opens a pdf in a new window) The council would like local stakeholders, residents and members of the public as well as statutory consultees and “responsible authorities” to have their say about the proposed policy. There are no major changes proposed. Pre-consultation was carried with the Gambling Commission and other relevant... More
    Closed 29 August 2021
  • Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan - Submission consultation (Regulation 16)

    Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum has prepared a Neighbourhood Plan. The plan sets out a vision for the future of the Hove Station Neighbourhood Area and includes planning policies which will be used to help determine planning applications locally. They undertook their initial regulation 14 consultation in March 2019. In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 (as amended), the HSNP and associated documents will go out to consultation... More
    Closed 15 July 2021
  • Moulsecoomb Housing and Community Hub Skate Consultation

    Following a resident consultation held in 2020, proposals have been reshaped for a new community hub and more than 200 council homes on a number of underused sites in Moulsecoomb, close to Hodshrove Lane. The latest details of how the proposals are developing, along with the next stages, are available on our new Moulsecoomb housing and community hub webpages . These pages will be updated as the proposals develop. Feedback from the resident consultation... More
    Closed 12 July 2021
  • BT proposals to remove phone boxes

    British Telecom would like to take out 14 on-street payphones in various locations in the city which have low use or are not being used. As part of this process BT would like to hear what residents think about the proposals. It’s your opportunity to say if you agree or disagree with the phone boxes being removed and the reasons why. The council is co-ordinating residents’ responses on behalf of BT. It doesn’t take long to provide your opinion and your views will help... More
    Closed 31 May 2021
  • Parent feedback during COVID

    We’d like to know about your experience of Children’s Social Work during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s important for us to hear your views so we can improve the support we offer to families in the city - especially during such a difficult time. This survey is anonymous. You can read the privacy notice about how we will use and store the information we collect. If you have any concerns about your current support, you should talk to your social worker or pod manager. ... More
    Closed 8 March 2021
  • Re-start – Community Sport and Exercise Provider Survey

    Brighton & Hove City Council is seeking to find out about the impact of Covid-19 on local sport and exercise providers and the opportunities they provide for people in the city. Information provided through this survey will be used to: Identify organisations providing sport and exercise opportunities in Brighton & Hove Develop understanding of the impact of Covid-19 on local activity providers and any training or support needs Inform the support... More
    Closed 28 February 2021
  • Hove station area masterplan

    What's happened so far Work on the masterplan has been ongoing since January 2020, following the appointment of a consultant team led by Tibbalds Planning & Urban Design. The masterplan has been prepared in the form of a draft Supplementary Planning Document . This means that it will provide guidance that adds detail to ‘higher-level’ planning policies (in the Brighton & Hove City Plan and the ‘emerging’ Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan). Where the masterplan area is... More
    Closed 7 February 2021
  • Brighton & Hove Sports Facilities Investment Plan

    Introduction The council is currently developing a Sports Facilities Investment Plan that aims to improve the sports facilities provided within our city and we want your feedback on the long term plans. The purpose of the investment plan will be to deliver good quality, accessible, sustainable facilities and services which support increased levels of participation. This leads to improving the health and wellbeing of residents across the city. The sports facilities... More
    Closed 17 January 2021
  • Queen’s Park Conservation Area Article 4 Direction Consultation

    Following recent informal consultation (Feb-Mar 2020) regarding the proposal to introduce additional planning controls (Article 4 Direction) to the Queen's Park Conservation Area, the council are now undertaking formal, statutory consultation. As part of the Article 4 Direction, certain permitted development rights, relating to the front elevations of dwellinghouses will be removed and will require planning permission. Please read the attached documents for further information. More
    Closed 4 December 2020
  • Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme

    Each year, the council is required to review its Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme. Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is a system for low income households to help pay towards Council Tax. You may get CTR if you pay Council Tax and your income and capital (savings and investments) are below a certain level. People of pensionable age are assessed under national rules which the council cannot change. They will continue to have their CTR worked out in the same way as it... More
    Closed 1 December 2020
  • Consultation on the proposed closure of the nursery class at Hertford Infant and Nursery School and raising of the lower age range of the school from three to four years

    Hertford Infant and Nursery School, Hertford Road, Brighton. BN1 7GF What are we consulting you on? Hertford Infant and Nursery School is a community maintained school with a nursery class which currently offers part-time free early education to three and four year olds (the early years free entitlement, EYFE). The class has 26 places and is open 2.5 days a week, for a total of 15 hours a week, and is only open during... More
    Closed 16 October 2020
  • Statement of Licensing Policy (SoLP) 5 year review 2021

    The Council, as Licensing Authority, is carrying out a consultation exercise as part of the 5 year statutory review of its Statement of Licensing Policy (SoLP). The policy reflects national legislation and guidance and demonstrates how responsible authorities will operate at a local level. The council would like local stakeholders, residents and members of the public as well as statutory consultees and “responsible authorities” to have their say... More
    Closed 4 October 2020
  • Beach Chalet Letting Policy

    The council would like to hear your views on the Brighton & Hove beach chalet letting policy. To clarify, this survey relates only to the council owned beach chalets which are rented and not privately owned wooden beach huts. Beach chalets are a very popular and much loved part of Brighton & Hove’s seafront and are now only available to residents of Brighton & Hove. Demand for the chalets is very high – so much so that the waiting lists are currently closed. ... More
    Closed 27 September 2020
  • Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) relating to dog control and alcohol.

    Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) are intended to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in an area that is detrimental to the local community’s quality of life by imposing conditions on the use of that area that apply to everyone. They are designed to ensure people can use and enjoy public spaces safe from anti-social behaviour. More
    Closed 21 August 2020
  • Parents' feedback during lockdown

    We’d like to find out about your experience of Children’s Social Work during the current Covid-19 ‘lockdown’. Especially when it has been so difficult for everyone, it’s really important for us to hear your views, so we can try and improve the support we offer to families in the city. This survey is anonymous, and you can read the privacy notice about how we’ll use and store the information we collect. If you have any concerns about your current... More
    Closed 5 August 2020
  • Transport Policy Statement for Students aged 16–19 in Further Education, Continuing Students aged 19 and over and 19-24 Year Old Students who have a learning or a physical disability: Amended 19/05/2020

    Transport Policy Statement for Students aged 16–19 in Further Education, Continuing Students aged 19 and over and 19-24 Year Old Students who have a learning or a physical disability Amended 19/05/2020 – updated information on concessionary rail schemes. Local authorities have a duty to prepare and publish an annual transport policy statement specifying the arrangements for the provision of transport or otherwise that the authority... More
    Closed 21 June 2020
  • East Sussex Fire Authority’s consultation on its Integrated Risk Management Plan 2020-2025.

    Planning for a Safer Future East Sussex Fire Authority would like your help in planning for the future so we can make the right decisions. We want to make sure we put our resources in the right place, at the right time to deal with emergencies and help prevent them in the first place. Our proposals include: • Crewing – we’ve looked at the shift patterns worked by our firefighters • Fire engines – we’ve looked at... More
    Closed 19 June 2020
  • Queen's Park Conservation Area Article 4 Direction

    Residents living in the Queens Park conservation area are being asked for their views on whether to introduce stricter planning controls to preserve the unique character of properties in the area. Queen’s Park has been a conservation area since 1977. Brighton & Hove City Council is launching a consultation in response to local concerns identified in the Queens Park Conservation Area Statement. The document, which was adopted by the council in September 2018 following public... More
    Closed 16 March 2020
  • Unpaid Trial Shifts - job applicant's survey

    A Notice of Motion passed at Full Council on 19 th July 2018 agreed that the city council would look at how it could end the practice of unpaid trial shifts. It requested that information should be gathered to help understand the scale and nature of unpaid trial shifts. An unpaid trial shift is w here an employer fails to pay for work which either makes money from a prospective employee or saves money for the employer. Findings from the survey will be shared... More
    Closed 8 March 2020
  • Unpaid Trial Shifts - survey for businesses

    A Notice of Motion passed at Full Council on 19 th July 2018 agreed that the city council would look at how it could end the practice of unpaid trial shifts. It requested that information should be gathered to help understand the scale and nature of unpaid trial shifts through a wide consultation. An unpaid trial shift is where an employer fails to pay for work which either makes money from a prospective employee or saves money for the employer. Findings... More
    Closed 8 March 2020
  • Proposal to change the use of the former Portslade Community College sixth form site on Mile Oak Road

    This proposal includes the former sixth form building, the outside space surrounding it, and the playing field to the north of the main site. We are proposing to change the use of the former Portslade Community College sixth form centre in Mile Oak Road. You may also know the site as the former base of the King’s School. King’s School has now moved to a new base next to West Blatchington Primary School in Hove. This means the building is no... More
    Closed 25 February 2020
  • Cancellation of 2013 HMO Article 4 Direction

    The Council is seeking your views on the cancellation of the 'Article 4 Direction' which removes permitted development rights for a change of use from a family home to a small House in Multiple Occupation. The Direction relates to the wards of Hanover and Elm Grove, Hollingdean and Stanmer, Moulsecoomb and Bevendean, Queen’s Park and St. Peter’s and North Laine and has been in place since 2013. More
    Closed 24 February 2020
  • Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-25

    We would like to thank you for assisting with the development of the Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2025 for Brighton and Hove. Following a review of homelessness and analysis of the consultation feedback, the first draft of the strategy was presented to Housing Committee members on the 15th January 2020. A final stage of consultation was approved. The draft strategy is intended to be an agile document, to allow us to respond to the fast pace of change in... More
    Closed 16 February 2020
  • Care Needs Assessment - Adult care for under 70s

    Are you between the ages of 18 and 70 and have physical, sensory or neurological impairments or illness and physical and/or social care needs? Or do you know, care for or work with people who are 18 to 70 and have physical, sensory or neurological impairments or illness and physical and/or social care needs? If so, Brighton & Hove City Council are keen to gain a better understanding of how people’s needs are being met in the city; what works well and what the gaps are. This... More
    Closed 24 January 2020
  • Help shape our learning disability strategy

    We are currently developing an updated Adult Learning Disability Strategy. To support the development of this strategy we want to hear from: people with learning disabilities and their families professionals in the sector voluntary and third sector organisations the wider community. We would like your thoughts and feedback on the support available in Brighton & Hove around areas such as: housing travel work learning safety ... More
    Closed 20 December 2019
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