Diocese of Chichester


Legislation and Forms 

Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015

Schedule 1 of the Faculty Jurisdiction Rules (containing Lists A and B)

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 2018

Chancellor's General Directions 2016 (including the Churchyard Regulations)

Additional Matters Order - Dispensations from Faculty

DAC application pack

List B application form


Guidance

Guidance from the Church Buildings Council
Detailed guidance notes on over 30 topics, covering everything from chairs to trees, from the Church Buildings Council. The guidance and templates on for drafting Statements of Significance and Need are particularly helpful for parishes planning major projects. 

Guidance from Historic England
The Historic England website also has come helpful guidance for those responsible for looking after listed buildings, including information about the Heritage at Risk programme 

Guidance from Ecclesiastical Insurance Group 
The Ecclesiastical website has some excellent guidance for churches on a range of church building, health and safety, and risk management topics, covering everything from asbestos to lightning protection and arson.