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West Sussex County Council

Name and address of organisation WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL
PO19 1RH
Main contacts

Charlotte Eastley
Graham Roberts

Type of organisation Local Authority
Terms of reference
  • Strategic Planning Policy
  • Minerals and Waste Planning
  • Specialist Advice - ecology, archaeology, landscape
  • Strategic Emergency Planning
  • Highways
  • Education
  • Youth Service/Outdoor activities
  • Financial support for coastal protection and sea defence
  • Countryside Management/Rights of Way (including management of
  • Pagham Harbour)
  • Fire Service
  • Trading Standards
  • Tourism
  • Waste Disposal.
  • Several of these activities are undertaken jointly with the District Councils.
Membership Seventy one Elected Members.
Geographical Area County area - 199,000 hectares including Solent area west of Selsey Bill in Chichester District (including Chichester Harbour).
Publications View publications.
Relevant projects/initiatives  
Affiliations Member of:
  • Solent Water QualityConference
  • Environment Agency’s Committees
  • Sussex Sea Fisheries Committee
  • Chichester Harbour Conservancy
  • Standing Conference on Oil and Natural Gas Exploration
  • Sussex Police Authority