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Supplementary Planning Documents

The following supplementary planning documents have been adopted by the council:

Parish Plans

A number of parish plans have been adopted as council approved guidance in determining planning applications and the preparation of the local development framework. These can be found on the page.

Highways and Parking Standards

Uttlesford District Council has now adopted the Highways Development Management Policies as council approved planning guidance. 

Essex Design Guide

The Essex Design Guide continues to attract national and international recognition from leading practitioners in the urban design and planning fields. Many residential developments designed using the guidance have won awards. The Guide was updated in 1997 and again in 2005 to reflect new road types, sustainability and updated UK planning guidance.

Further information and other supporting guidance can be found on Essex Guidance Documents section of the Essex Planning Officers Association (EPOA) website.

Contact Planning

If you need further guidance on applying for planning permission, please see our planning advice page.