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  • Call for Sites

    As part of the initial work for the emerging Castle Point Plan, we are inviting the submission of sites within the borough that may be suitable for the following uses: Housing and other residential uses – including specialist housing Commercial - including employment and retail Infrastructure – including community uses Green infrastructure - including biodiversity net gain and renewable energy This process is known as... More
    Closed 12 February 2024
  • Essex Parking Guidance Consultation

    The Essex Planning Officers Association are carrying out work to revise the parking standards guidance to inform new development across Essex. The EPOA began consultation between October and December last year. To build on a positive start to the consultation they would like to ensure they have a balanced set of views which include the development industry who are expected to be one of the main users of the guidance. Parking guidance is referred to in... More
    Closed 6 February 2024
  • Biodiversity Net Gain

    In 2021 The Environment Act was passed into UK law. This Act was introduced to stop the decline of species by 2030 and introduces a mandatory minimum Biodiversity Net Gain of 10% within any future development. This will ensure that such developments will improve or create new habitats for nature. What is Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG)? BNG is a strategy to stop any loss of nature. It is a way to allow the development of land but guarantee that it contributes to the... More
    Closed 5 February 2024
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