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Visit Chelmsford’s Local Plan exhibitions

An opportunity is coming up to speak with council staff about Chelmsford's Local Plan review.

Planning talking points: how a city is shaped

Consistent planning regulations aim to ensure places are as beautiful, sustainable, practical, and pleasant as possible.

Planning talking points: planning beyond homes — the big picture

Planning isn’t all about homes. The Local Plan, which guides where and what development can happen in Chelmsford, includes much more.

Planning talking points: can our homes be good for nature?

In its emerging new Local Plan, Chelmsford is setting clear rules for new developments, which should leave the environment better off.

Planning talking points: calming the waters

How the city council factors in flood risk and mitigation measures when creating and reviewing its Local Plan.

Your opportunity to shape Chelmsford’s future growth

Starting Wednesday 8 May, you can have your say as the council starts its next round of public consultation on the draft Local Plan.

Next stage of public consultation on Chelmsford’s Local Plan set to start in May

The city council is reviewing its Local Plan. This is the second stage of a consultation on the draft Local Plan, or ‘Preferred Options’.

Have your say on Little Baddow Neighbourhood Plan

Chelmsford City Council is consulting on a draft Neighbourhood Plan which proposes local planning policies for Little Baddow.

Chelmsford’s future! Deadline approaching

The planning team is urging residents: don’t miss out on the last few days to have your say to help shape plans for your city’s future!

Local Plan review consultation extended

The review consultation period has been extended until 4pm on 20 October 2022. New dates have been announced for the drop-in sessions.

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