Plans, policies and strategies

Information on all the council's policies and plans and strategies, including our latest Corporate Plan.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and adults. All of our policies are written to take account of safeguarding.
 

Corporate Plan

Corporate Plan 2021-2025

Corporate Plan delivery plan 2021-2022
 

Plans

Emergency Response Plan

Icon for pdf Housing Revenue Account Business Plan 2016-2046 [1.58MB]

Icon for pdf Housing Revenue Account Business Plan - Priorities for Action 2016-2021 [235.44KB]
 

Charters

Customer Charter


 

Policies

A-boards Policy (Essex County Council)

Abusive, persistent or vexatious complaints policy

Icon for pdf Bribery Act Policy [179.24KB]

Icon for pdf Business Rates Discretionary Rate Relief Policy [105.14KB] 

Compliments, suggestions and complaints policy 

Icon for pdf Council Tax and Housing Benefit Civil Penalties Policy [386.82KB]

Icon for pdf Council Tax, Business Rates & Local Council Tax Support Counter Fraud Policy [296.36KB]

Icon for pdf Council Tax Support Exceptional Hardship Policy [107.17KB]

Icon for pdf Data Protection Policy Statement [249.66KB]

Icon for pdf Decant and Downsizing Policy [585.09KB]

Icon for pdf Direct Payment and Safeguard Policy [264.49KB]

Disabled Adaptations Policy

Icon for pdf Discretionary Business Grant Scheme Policy [141.82KB]

Icon for pdf Discretionary Housing Payment Policy [184.95KB]

Icon for pdf Document Retention Policy [1.1MB]

Icon for pdf Early Retirement Policy [208.48KB]

Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Policy

Icon for pdf Environmental Health Enforcement Policy [409.31KB]

Equality Policy, equality information and the Equality Duty

Icon for pdf Enforcement Policy [446.94KB]

Icon for pdf Enforcement Policy and Operational Procedures for Offences subject to Fixed Penalty Notices [472.83KB]
Icon for pdf Enforcement Policy – Premises Licensing [303.65KB]
Icon for pdf Planning Services Enforcement Policy [342.96KB]
Icon for pdf Council Tax, Business Rates and Local Council Tax Support Anti-fraud Enforcement Policy [306.4KB]

Icon for pdf Freedom of Information Act Policy [240.02KB]

Icon for pdf Freedom of Information Act Publication Scheme [568.03KB]

Icon for pdf Food Sampling Policy [303.37KB]

 Icon for pdf General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Training Policy [119.59KB]

Icon for pdf Home Repairs Assistance Policy [484.25KB]

Icon for pdf Housing Allocations Scheme (Allocations Policy) [239.31KB]

Icon for pdf Licensing Act 2003 Policy 2017-2022 [482.05KB]

Icon for pdf Licensing Policy relating to the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire trades [640.96KB]

Pay Policy

Pricing and Concessions Policy

 Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy [85.2KB]

UDC Overarching Privacy Notice

Icon for pdf Recharge Policy [528.35KB]

Icon for pdf Risk Management Policy [402.88KB]

Icon for pdf Tenancy Fraud Policy [231.5KB]

Special category personal data policy

Sports Provision - Major Projects Grant Allocation Policy

Icon for pdf Standby and Recall to Work Payment Policy [76.81KB]

Icon for pdf Street Naming And Numbering Policy [363.35KB]

Icon for word Tables and Chairs on the Highway Policy [35.5KB]

Icon for pdf Whistleblowing Policy [304.78KB]

Icon for pdf Wheeled Bin Policy [326.8KB]
 

Strategies

Capital Programme and Strategy 2021 - 2026 [561.48KB]

Climate Crisis Strategy 2021-2030 [1.02MB]

Commercial Strategy 2021-2025 [1.67MB]

Icon for pdf Counter Fraud and Corruption Strategy & Policies [822.86KB]

Prevention of money laundering procedures

Prosecution policy

Corporate Consultation Strategy

Icon for pdf Cycling Strategy [6.48MB]

Icon for pdf Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan 2018-2021 [2.01MB]

Icon for pdf Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2017-2022 [3.39MB]

Icon for pdf Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2025 [580.58KB]

Housing Strategy 2016-21

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2021-2026 [895.23KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Enforcement Strategy [372.63KB]

Procurement Strategy

Tenancy Strategy and Policy

Treasury Management Strategy 2021-2022 [757.34KB]
 

Statements

Minimum Revenue Provision Statement 2021-2022


 

Constitution

Constitution

 


Additional information

Equality and Health Impact Assessments

Videos