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  • 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
    Opened 3 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
    Opened 3 February 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
    Opened 5 May 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
    Opened 22 May 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
    Opened 8 July 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
    Opened 15 July 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
    Opened 20 July 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
    Opened 1 September 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
    Opened 17 September 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
    Opened 20 October 2020
  • 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
    Opened 23 October 2020
  • 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
    Opened 16 November 2020
  • 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
    Opened 14 December 2020
  • 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
    Opened 1 February 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
    Opened 8 February 2021
  • Parent/carer feedback for Families, Children and Learning

    We’d like to know about your experience of Children’s Social Work. It’s important for us to hear your views so we can improve the support we offer to families in the city. 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. Thank you for taking the time to complete the survey. More
    Opened 8 February 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
    Opened 1 May 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
    Opened 20 May 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
    Opened 1 June 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
    Opened 21 June 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
    Opened 5 July 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
    Opened 13 July 2021
  • Stanmer Park visitor questionnaire

    Thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Brighton & Hove City Council, Plumpton College and South Downs National Park Authority, Stanmer Park is improving the way it looks after and shares its heritage. Now, we want to hear what you think about Stanmer Park. Find out more about the Stanmer Park Restoration Project and sign up for project updates. Thank you for supporting our project by filling in this questionnaire. More
    Opened 19 July 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
    Opened 26 July 2021
  • Future arrangement of the Home to School Transport service

    Purpose of the consultation The council has begun to consider the process of commissioning the new Home to School Transport (HTST) contract from August 2023. This consideration will involve a consultation with all stakeholders, including parents and carers, young people, schools and transport firms. It will also involve research into systems used by other Local Authorities and their respective strengths and weaknesses. The Home to School Transport... More
    Opened 30 July 2021
  • Have your say on new council ward boundaries

    Brighton & Hove City Council and the Local Government Boundary Commission are asking local people and organisations for their help to draw up new ward boundaries across Brighton & Hove. In drawing up a pattern of electoral wards, the Boundary Commission will seek to: Make sure that, within an authority, each councillor represents a similar number of electors Create boundaries that are appropriate, and reflect community ties and identities ... More
    Opened 24 August 2021
  • Proposed Coldean neighbourhood area and forum

    The Coldean community have submitted an application to establish a neighbourhood area and neighbourhood forum for the Coldean Area. What's being proposed The Coldean community submitted two applications to the council that relate to the area shown on the accompanying map. One seeks to designate the area as a Neighbourhood Area and the other seeks to designate a Neighbourhood Forum. If they're approved, the Neighbourhood Forum will be able to draw up a Neighbourhood... More
    Opened 26 August 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
    Opened 3 September 2021
  • 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
    Opened 7 September 2021
  • Proposal to relocate West Hove Infant School (Connaught Road site) to Holland Road

    West Hove Infant school operates on two different sites and the council is looking to move the school from one of these sites. The proposal is to move West Hove Infant school (Connaught Road site) to Holland Road so that the school can co-locate on Holland Road with Hove Junior School. The council would like to understand the view of residents about this proposed move. Public meetings You can attend a public meeting to discuss this proposal on the... More
    Opened 20 September 2021
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