Supplementary planning documents

Find out about the standards the we have adopted for some types of development and planning documents that we use to help make decisions on planning applications.

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

Icon for pdf Accessible Homes and Play Space (November 2005) [244.16KB]

Icon for pdf Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (October 2007) [225.5KB]

Icon for pdf Home Extensions (November 2005) [949.99KB]

Icon for pdf Replacement Dwellings (September 2006) [143.29KB]

Icon for pdf Supplementary Planning Guidance to Takeley/Little Canfield Local Policy 3 Priors Green (Island Sites) (July 2003) [1.82MB]

Icon for pdf Urban Place Supplement to the Essex Design Guide (March 2007) [6.96MB]

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. 

Icon for pdf Development Management Policies (February 2011) [3.95MB]

Icon for pdf Essex County Council Parking Standards (September 2009) [4.53MB]

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.