Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan


Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan

Ticehurst Parish Council, as the qualifying body, has prepared a Neighbourhood Plan for the parish. The Plan proposes a vision for the parish and a number of planning policies to be used in the determination of planning applications locally.


Submission Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 16)

Ticehurst Parish Council submitted the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents, including the Strategic Environmental Assessment, to Rother District Council in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Rother District Council carried out a formal public consultation on the submitted Plan, in accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) between Friday 9 November and Friday 21 December 2018.

Submission Documents

You can view and download the submission documents by clicking on the links below:

Representations received on the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan

All duly made representations received within the prescribed 'submission publicity and representation period' have been collated into the following document.


Examination of the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan

Appointed Independent Examiner

John Slater has been appointed as Examiner, in liaison with Ticehurst Parish Council, to undertake the Examination. The Neighbourhood Plan, supporting documents and representations have been forwarded to the Examiner.

Correspondence with the Examiner

Initial comments from the Examiner were received by Rother District Council on Monday 18 February 2019.

Rother District Council responded to the Examiners comments on Wednesday 6 March 2019.

Ticehurst Parish Council also responded to the Examiners comments on Wednesday 6 March 2019.

Further comments from the Independent Examiner were received 20 March 2019.


Further details of the Examination will be published in due course.


For more information, please visit the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan website.



November 2018 to December 2018

Submission Publicity and Representation Period (Regulation 16)

Rother District Council carried out the Regulation 16 submission publicity and representation period on the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan between 9 November and 21 December 2018.

October 2018

Submission of the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 15)

Ticehurst Parish Council submitted the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan to Rother District Council. See Submission Documents above.

January 2018 to February 2018

Regulation 14 Pre-Submission Consultation

Ticehurst Parish Council carried out the Regulation 14 pre-submission consultation on the draft Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan between 2 January and 14 February 2018.

July 2017

SEA Screening Opinion

On 21 July 2017, Rother District Council provided a formal SEA Screening Opinion for the Ticehurst Neighbourhood Plan.

November 2015

Designation of Ticehurst Parish as a Neighbourhood Plan Area

On 2 November 2015 Rother District Council confirmed that, in accordance with Regulation 7 of the Neighbourhood Plan (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), the marked area shown on the submitted map (being that of the Parish boundary) was formally designated as the Ticehurst Parish Neighbourhood Plan Area.

September 2015

Application for the designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area

In accordance with Part 2, Regulation 5 (1) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Ticehurst Parish Council (as the relevant body) submitted to Rother District Council an application for the designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area, along with the following documents:

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