Petworth Vision represents the aspirations of the local community and its aims to improve the town centre both in terms of how attractive it is to visitors and also how it serves the local community. The Steering group, comprising representatives from the Petworth Business Association, Chichester District Council, West Sussex County Council, SDNPA, Petworth & District Community Association and Petworth House, was set up in 2013. 

Following suggestions that local councils cannot engage with Community Interest Companies legal counsel have produced a Legal Opinion refuting this and clarifying the position.