West Sussex Environment Strategy
The West Sussex Environment Strategy was developed in
2008. It provided a framework for achieving a clean, healthy,
and biologically diverse environment for the county, which is
managed holistically and innovatively in the face of a wide range
of pressures, including the challenges presented by a changing
We have continued to develop this work over recent years, and as
part of this progress, the strategy will be revised during 2013/14
to reflect the current priorities and future direction required to
achieve a better environment in West Sussex.
For further information please call us on 01243 642119 or email
Environment Strategy Report 2009
Our report on the Environment Strategy for 2009 provides data on
the health of the built and natural environment of West Sussex.
This report gives a broad picture of the quality of our
environment, and shows examples of action being carried out across
the county by individuals and organisations committed to caring for
the environment of West Sussex.
The Environment Strategy builds on the Sustainable Community Strategy theme of 'a
better place to live', with its focus on doing more to reduce our
contribution to climate change and adapt to it's adverse
As well as exploring various aspects of climate change, the
Environment Strategy looks at infrastructure, development and place
shaping, character and local distinctiveness, natural resource
management, green infrastructure, and management of water.
You can find further information on the topics covered in the
Environment Strategy, and the involvement of the County Council
under the related links on the right.
Environment Strategy 2008
The Environment Strategy 2008 and its Executive Summary are
available to download below.