City Plan Part Two (Proposed Submission)

Closes 30 Oct 2020

Opened 7 Sep 2020


The council has published the Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two. This is the Plan that the council intends to submit to the Secretary of State for independent examination.  

The role of the City Plan Part Two is to support the implementation and delivery of the City Plan Part One (adopted 2016) by providing detailed development management policies to help determine planning applications and identifies and allocates additional development sites. The document, once adopted, will form part of the statutory development plan for the city and replace the remaining saved policies in the 2005 Brighton & Hove Local Plan.

What does the City Plan Part Two cover?

The City Plan Part Two contains 58 policies arranged under six topic areas:

Public consultation is being undertaken on the Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two from Monday 7th September 2020. The consultation will close at 23:59 on Friday 30th October 2020.

The following documents are published for consultation:

Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two (PDF, 6.1MB)

Supporting Documents

Rules around the current Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic means we have temporarily changed the way we make development plan documents available.  This is explained in our formal statement of representation procedures (PDF 200kb) where further advice on accessing the council’s website and the internet can be found.

Covid-19 Update

Please note: Temporary changes to the way the Council would normally make development plan documents available have been needed due to the effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. These changes have been made in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

As a result of the Covid-19 restrictions, we are currently unable to make paper copy versions available for viewing at the customer service centres and libraries. If you are unable to view City Plan Part Two consultation online please contact the Planning Department on 01273 293333. This is an answerphone service. Please leave a message with your name, telephone number and specify that your query relates to the City Plan Part Two consultation.


Why We Are Consulting

We consulted on the Draft City Plan Part Two in 2018 and the representations we received have informed the Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two. More details on the previous stage of consultation can be found here.

Brighton & Hove City Council is required to consult on the Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two prior to its submission to the Secretary of State for an independent examination. Consultation on the Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two provides a formal opportunity for the local community and other interest groups to consider the Plan and to make representations.

The Council is now inviting comments on the Proposed Submission City Plan Part Two. This is your opportunity to comment on the Plan's 'soundness', legal compliance and compliance with the Duty to Co-operate. The council has prepared further guidance on making formal representations and this is set out in the Guide to Making Representations Note (PDF, 205KB)

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