Terms and conditions

Information about how to use this site.

For www.uttlesford.gov.uk and all sub-domains. Our website is hosted for us by Goss. Some of our online services such as viewing planning applications and making a payment are hosted by our third party suppliers so they may not be accessible as defined by the current guidelines.

Our website statistical analysis is carried out by Google Analytics. Please read these terms carefully before using this website. They may be changed at any time without notice. Using this website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website.

Use of this site

Uttlesford District Council authorises you to view and download the materials at this website only for your personal, non-commercial use - unless otherwise stated, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. You may not modify the materials at this site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose.

Where permission is granted to download materials, Uttlesford District Council will not accept liability for any loss or damage howsoever caused as a result of inaccurate use and or publication of material over which it had no control.

Whilst every effort will be made, Uttlesford District Council can not guarantee that the materials are up-to-date or complete.

Uttlesford  may make changes to the materials in this site, or to the information, products and prices described in them, at any time without notice.

User submissions

Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Uttlesford District Council will have no obligations with respect to the communications. Uttlesford District Council and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.


Uttlesford District Council regards your privacy as important. Any information you supply to the council voluntarily will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

You may be asked to volunteer information such as your name, address, email and telephone number when you request a service from the council via the website, via our mobile site, when you send an email or complete a feedback form or send a text message, or when you make or receive payments.

When you pay a bill online or when you fill in an online application form hosted on our website, your information is transferred to us securely over the internet using the Hypertext Protocol over Secure Socket Layer (HTTPS). Using HTTPS, your information is encrypted as it is sent over the internet. Find out more about HTTPS (Wikipedia )

The council will never collect personal information about you without your knowledge and the council will only use that information to provide you with the service you require. Information you provide will not be passed to outside organisations, agencies or individuals unless there is a legal requirement to do so.

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Maps used in this website are potentially derived from Ordnance Survey and are therefore Copyright to the Ordnance Survey. Our Licence number is LA100018688.

Other maps have been set up using Google maps. The data provided in these maps is, to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of publication.  

Links to other websites

Links to third party websites from this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this site. Uttlesford District Council is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Uttlesford District Council does not endorse or make any representations about them.

If you decide to access any of the third party sites we recommend that you read the third party's privacy statement.


Uttlesford District Council will not be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract or tort.

Applicable laws

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.


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