Emerging Development Plans
City Plan Part One Review
A review of the City Plan focussing on the strategic policies in City Plan Part One has commenced. The first stage of public consultation on Issues & Options is expected in Spring 2024.
Waste and Minerals Local Plan
Minerals and Waste matters are dealt with jointly by East Sussex County Council, South Downs National Park Authority and Brighton & Hove County Council. The authorities are reviewing some of the policies in the 2013 adopted Waste and Minerals Local Plan
A Public Examination of the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Local Plan - Revised Policies, is underway. Find more information on our Examination page.
Adopted Development Plans
City Plan Part 2
The City Plan Part Two was adopted 20 October 2022.
The role of the City Plan Part 2 is to support the implementation and delivery of City Plan Part 1 to:
- build on the strategic policy framework set out in the adopted City Plan Part One
- identify and allocate additional development sites
- set out a detailed policy framework to assist in the determination of planning applications
The City Plan Part Two is accompanied by CPP2 Implementation and Monitoring Targets which sets out the monitoring indicators and targets and identifies how policies in the Plan will be implemented.
Go to our Adopted City Plan Part Two Page to find links to the following documents:
- Adopted City Plan Part Two
- CPP2 Implementation and Monitoring Targets (Appendix 1 to CPP1 Annex 1)
- Adoption Statement
- Sustainability Appraisal Post Adoption Statement October 2022
- Sustainability Appraisal of Proposed Submission CPP2, April 2020
- Sustainability Appraisal Addendum, February 2022
- Sustainability Appraisal Non-Technical Summary, February 2022
- Inspector’s Report
- Inspector’s Report Appendix – Schedule of Main Modifications
On adoption the policies in City Plan Part 2 replaces the remaining ‘saved’ policies from the 2005 Brighton & Hove Local Plan. These are listed in Appendix 5 of the City Plan Part Two.
Find more information about the City Plan Part Two examination and the supporting background evidence base which sits behind the City Plan Part Two.
Find more information on how we prepared the City Plan Part Two.
Adopted Policies Map (2022)
On adoption of the City Plan Part Two, the Adopted Policies Map has been updated:
For ease of use the following is a 1:5,000 scale map of the Brighton central area.
We have also produced an interactive Adopted Policies Map (October 2022). You can zoom in and around a map of the city to see what adopted plan policies affect where.
On the map viewer:
- use the plus and minus buttons on the left hand side to zoom in and out and use the mouse to move around the map
- use the search bar on the left hand side to search for your address or local area
- by clicking an area, a pop up box will bring up the policies at that site. Where there are multiple policies, use the arrow button in the pop up box to scroll through the policies
- under the search bar on the left hand side, the second button brings up the map key and the first button allows you to turn map layers on and off
City Plan Part 1 (adopted March 2016)
Annexes to the City Plan Part 1:
More information on the City Plan Part 1.
Shoreham Harbour Joint Area Action Plan
The Shoreham Harbour Joint Area Action Plan (JAAP) was formally adopted by Brighton & Hove City Council on 24 October 2019. It replaces the Shoreham Harbour Interim Planning Guidance, Western Harbour Arm Development Brief and South Portslade and Aldrington Basin Development Brief. The plan forms part of the development plan for Brighton & Hove alongside the City Plan Part 1 and Waste and Minerals Plans.
More information is available on the Shoreham Harbour Regeneration page.
East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Local Plan
Waste and Minerals Local Plan
The Waste and Minerals Local Plan (WMLP) is the name for the set of planning documents that together form the statutory plans for waste and minerals developments in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex.
East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan - adopted 2013 (PDF 5MB)
East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Sites Plan - adopted 2017 (PDF 11MB)
Adopted policies from the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Local Plan are shown on this map:
South Downs Local Plan (South Downs National Park Authority)
- The South Downs Local Plan was formally adopted by the South Downs National Park Authority on Tuesday 2 July 2019. View the South Downs Local Plan Policies Map.
- The South Downs Local Plan policies cover the administrative area of Brighton & Hove that fall within the National Park.
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