Comment or Search for a Planning Application

If you want to comment formally on a current planning application, you can do so in the following ways:

Comment Online

You can comment directly on any application using the online planning registerYou will need to register as a user before making comments. If the application is outside the statutory consultation period and you wish to make representations please contact the Case Officer in the first instance.

Please note: There may be a delay of up to 5 working days from the date of receipt before any comments appear online for viewing.

How to use the Online Planning Register

  1. Click on the link above.
  2. The search function is defaulted to a simple search for applications (if you are looking for an Appeal or Enforcement details, select this instead).
  3. Next to the ? icon, type in the reference number in full (eg DM/17/0001) and press Search.
  4. This will now open a summary of the application.
  5. Click on 'Related Documents'.
  6. Click 'View Associated documents'.
  7. A new window will open with a list of all the documents relating to the file.  Please note that there are a maximum of 25 records per page - you will therefore need to select more pages for larger applications.
  8. Click once on the document you wish to view via the hyperlink in the first column and the record will open in a new window. 

For advice on what will be considered please click on the link.

Comment in Writing

If you want to comment in writing, please send them to the address below.  Please include the planning application reference number and your postal address as we cannot consider anonymous comments.

Planning Department
Oaklands Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 1SS

Please be aware that to register your comments we will require you to include your name and address within your comments.