Planning and development

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Planning and development

Minerals, waste and county council planning applications

Due to council offices and County Hall being closed, paper copies of planning applications cannot be viewed at this time. This is reflected in our updated Statement of Community Involvement.

We ask that you submit your planning applications using the online planning portal. Or, by emailing mineralsandwasteDM@essex.gov.uk.

Payments should be made using our Minerals and Waste Payments online form.

  • Our role in planning

    Includes our roles as minerals and waste planning authority, highways authority and statutory consultee

  • Sustainable travel

    Includes sustainable travel guidance for residential developments, businesses and schools