The parish of Harting sits within the South Downs National Park. The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) is responsible for keeping the South Downs a special place. The SDNPA is also the planning authority for the National Park.
The Authority is a public body, funded by government, and run by a Board of 27 Members.
Purpose 1: To conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the area.
Purpose 2: To promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the National Park by the public.
Duty: To seek to foster the social and economic wellbeing of the local communities within the National Park in pursuit of our purposes.
See The South Downs National Park for more information.
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