South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park Authority became responsible for all planning in the South Downs National Park, from 1 April 2011. 

What does this mean?

  • Winchester Planning Department deal with Planning Applications on behalf of the South Downs National Park, which fall in the Winchester District.
  • In practice it will mean that anyone wishing to make a planning application would apply to their local planning authority, as normal.
  • If you wished to notify us of a possible works being carried out without Planning Permission you would also contact your local planning authority as normal.

Complaints Process

Initially the complaint needs to be made to Winchester Complaints procedure:

https://www.winchester.gov.uk/about/contact-us/complaints after Stage 2. 

It will be processed in-line with the SDNPA Complaint policy and procedure link below:

https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/national-park-authority/contact-us/compliments-comments-complaints/

 

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