Information for developers
How to design a development proposal Find out what steps you should follow to design a high-quality proposal for a new development.
Livewell Development Accreditation Scheme Find out more about how we are encouraging house-builders to create developers that promote physical and mental wellbeing.
Request housing and planning policy advice If you are planning a new housing development, we can offer you housing and planning policy advice as part of your advice package.
Apply: Consent to charge for S106 You can apply to us if you need consent to charge a particular property or development in accordance with the provisions of a Section 106 agreement.
Apply: Confirmation of compliance with S106 Agreement You can use this form if you need confirmation that a developer has complied with a Section 106 Agreement for a particular property or development.
Apply for a CON29 and CON29O search Find out how to apply for a search, which you can do yourself, or you can employ a solicitor or private personal search agent to help you.
Apply to work on a protected tree Find out how to apply to work on a protected tree, what happens after you submit your request, and how you can appeal a decision.
Apply: First Homes If you a developer that is selling a First Homes property to a first-time buyer, you can make a First Homes application to us.
Essex Coast RAMS Find out more about how we are using money from developers to protect local wildlife, or how to pay your contribution.
Paying your CIL charge Find out the CIL fees for different types of development, and if they will apply to you.
Adopted Local Plan We adopted the Chelmsford Local Plan 2013-2036 in May 2020. In it, we identify the number and locations for houses, jobs and businesses we are planning for, along with the infrastructure needed to support growth.