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Supplementary Planning Documents

The following supplementary planning documents have been adopted by Uttlesford District Council:

pdf icon Accessible Homes and Play Space (November 2005) [244kb]

pdf icon Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (October 2007) [225kb]

pdf icon Home Extensions (November 2005) [949kb]

pdf icon Replacement Dwellings (September 2006) [143kb]

pdf icon Supplementary Planning Guidance to Takeley/Little Canfield Local Policy 3 Priors Green (Island Sites) (July 2003) [1Mb]

pdf icon Urban Place Supplement to the Essex Design Guide (March 2007) [6Mb]

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 Parish and village plans page.

Highways and Parking Standards

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

pdf icon Development Management Policies (February 2011) [3Mb]

pdf icon Essex County Council Parking Standards (September 2009) [4Mb]

Essex Design Guide

The iconic Essex Design Guide (EDG) has been digitally revamped to provide contemporary socio economic, environmental, and best practice guidance to planners and those interested in the provision of new housing developments.

The Essex Design Guide (2018) ►

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


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