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Local Government in Essex

6 December 2017

Essex County Council building

Essex County Council forms one level of local government within the county of Essex. The main County building is located in Chelmsford.  We work with other local authorities, as well as regional, national and international authorities, to deliver services and represent the best interests of the people of the county.

Local Government Structure

Information about the different types of council within Essex.

Essex County Council Structure

Information about the composition of the council.

Essex County Council Constitution

The document that underlines all of the work that Essex County Council does. 

Essex Partners

Encouraging collaborative working between organisations within Essex.