We consulted on the Chelmer Waterside planning framework in March 2021. You can keep up to date with the Chelmer Waterside project.
Consultation to changes to Council Tax benefit scheme
Our consultation on changes to the Council Tax benefit scheme closed on Monday 18 January 2021.
You can read the outcome of this consultation.
Dovedale Sports Centre
We consulted with users and non-users of Dovedale Sports Centre in early 2022, regarding improvement works. You can download the results of the Dovedale consultationand read the Dovedale press release.
Environmental permit application
We consulted on the Westbury Garden Rooms Ltd application for an environmental permit, until 2 June 2021. The permit was issued in line with the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (as amended). You can view the Westbury Garden Rooms Ltd environmental permit.
Gambling Policy consultation
We consulted on our Gambling Policy, until 7 October 2021. You can view our Gambling Policy, which we adopted in February 2022.
Hayes Country Park consultation
We consulted on proposed changes to Hayes Country Park caravan site licence until Monday 31 January 2022. We will now consider the comments we received.
The consultation for the proposed Traffic Regulation Order for Hylands closed on 29 July 2021. You can read about the updated parking scheme proposals.
Pavement Licensing Policy
We consulted on our Pavement Licensing Policy until Monday 28 February 2022. You can view our Pavement Licensing Policy.
Planning policy consultations
The following planning consultations have now closed:
You can still view the documents and the responses.
Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs)
We consulted on a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to ban certain anti-social behaviour in some car parks in the city centre, until 17 June 2021. The car parks PSPO was made on 20 July 2021. You can read the PSPO.
Fly posting and roadside advertisements
We consulted on an extension to the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for fly posting and roadside advertisements in Chelmsford, until 29 June 2021.
The PSPO has been extended and will remain in place until 2024. You can read the PSPO.
We consulted on an amendment to the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPOs) that covers Chelmsford city centre, until Tuesday 5 April 2022.
The PSPO has been updated and extended for a further three years, and will remain in place until 11 April 2025. This will help us address anti-social behaviour cause by youths in the city centre.
The consultation on a proposed change to our taxi licence fees closed on Thursday 3 March 2022. You can view the fares which came into effect 1 April 2022.
The consultation on our taxi licensing policy closed on 6 April 2021. Chelmsford Regulatory Committee approved a final draft in June and we published our updated Taxi licensing policy.
Draft Public Spaces Protection Order for Creamfields
We consulted to introduce two new PSPOs in relation to the Creamfields Festival at Hylands Park. One covered an area around Hylands Park and the other an area in the City Centre.
The PSPOs helped control anti-social behaviour linked with psychoactive substances (including legal highs) and with ticket touting.
The consultation closed on Wednesday 18 May 2022. You can view the Creamfields PSPOs.
Hackney carriage fares
We consulted on a proposed increase to hackney carriage fares until Wednesday 29 June 2022. After the feedback we received, the Licensing Committee will consider these comments and make a decision on the hearing on 14 July 2022.