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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: 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.

New community infrastructure coming to north-east Chelmsford in 2024

Significant additions to community facilities are set to be delivered in north-east Chelmsford this year.

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 Sandon Neighbourhood Plan

Chelmsford City Council is asking for views on a draft Neighbourhood Plan which proposes local planning policies for Sandon.

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.

Energy efficient homes planned for Beaulieu

A new report sets out how some homes in part of Chelmsford’s Beaulieu development could be built as highly energy efficient.

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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