Emergency Response Plan

The council's plan outlining how we will respond in the event of an emergency.

The council is designated as a Category 1organisation by the Civil Contingencies Act. This imposes some civil protection duties upon the us in connection with emergency planning and business continuity management.

The Icon for pdf Uttlesford District Council Emergency Response Plan [1.01MB] outlines the council's generic response to a wide range of emergencies and major incidents. It is supported by a number of other plans including the council's Local Rest Centre Plan and Corporate Business Continuity Plan. External plans are also referenced including the Combined Operational Procedure for Essex, Multi-Agency Flood Plan and Essex Recovery Guide.


Additional information

Preparation and planning for emergencies: responsibilities of responder agencies and others - information from GOV.UK