28/03/2024 - An Accelerated Planning System Consultation

The government have published a consultation setting out some further proposed changes to the planning system. This includes a new service for major commercial development, limiting the use of Extensions of Time, simplifying the written representations appeal process and introducing a new process for varying planning permissions. The consultation closes on 1 May 2024.

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision due date: 17/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Crowther

Notice of decision: 28/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/03/2024 - Review of Pre-Application Fee charges

The report recommends changes to the fees charged for pre-application planning advice.

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision due date: 17/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Crowther

Notice of decision: 28/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/03/2024 - Harbour Park Lease Negotiations

This report provides information regarding the terms of a lease and seeks approval for proposed negotiation parameters.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: River;

Lead officer: Nat Slade

Notice of decision: 01/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/01/2024 - Bognor Regis Arcade - Update

The Committee will receive an update on the progress of the Bognor Regis Arcade project.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: Hotham; Marine;

Lead officer: Neil Taylor

Notice of decision: 31/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/01/2024 - Refurbishment of the former Brewers Fayre Put into a new Royal Hall

This report is pursuant to the report to the Economy Committee in June 2023 and presents a specification and budget costs to establish the feasibility of the restoration of the former Royal Hall function space. The Royal Hall closed in 1996 and the space was refitted into the Brewers Fayre pub.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: Hotham; Marine;

Lead officer: Neil Taylor

Notice of decision: 31/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/11/2023 - Sundry Debts Write Off Policy

The sundry debts write off policy needs to be updated to ensure that the write off limits are applied consistently to all sundry debts and that the delegations are also consistent with the requirements of the Constitution. It is also a requirement of the Council’s Constitution that the policy is updated and subsequently approved by Policy & Finance committee.

Decision Maker: Constitution Working Party

Decision due date: 15/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Antony Baden, Jane Fulton

Notice of decision: 29/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/11/2023 - UK Shared Prosperity Fund - Report

Arun District Council was allocated £1.1m and is reporting to the Economy Committee on progress of the projects supported. This will be an annual report and measure budget performance and RAG status of all projects.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Gover, Denise Vine

Notice of decision: 29/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/10/2023 - Annual Report - Corporate Complaints

This report will provide members with an overview of the council’s complaints management. It will cover the financial year 2023/24 and will include detailed statistics along with a breakdown of the responsible teams, as well as cases that were escalated to relevant Ombudsmen.

Decision Maker: Corporate Support Committee

Decision due date: 30/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Daniel Bainbridge, Lindsey Reeves

Notice of decision: 03/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/09/2023 - Arun / WSCC Growth Deal Refresh

The Arun Growth Deal (2018 -2023) with WSCC has been refreshed and updated to reflect current economic growth priorities and opportunities in Arun. This report is asking the Committee to approve the updated (2024 – 2029) version.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Denise Vine

Notice of decision: 07/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/07/2023 - Fitzleet Multi-storey Car Park Option Update report

This report updates on investigations undertaken by officers on possible alternative ownership and maintenance approaches.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: Marine;

Lead officer: Sam Horwill

Notice of decision: 12/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Appendix to report will be exempt


12/07/2023 - Additional Beach Huts

To consider identified opportunities to introduce additional beach huts in
the district.

Decision Maker: Economy Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sam Horwill

Notice of decision: 12/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open