Making Your Application
A planning application consists of various forms, plans and supporting information such as a Design and Access Statement, Ecology Survey or Heritage Statement to justify the proposal
We welcome any information you feel is relevant and the more information you can provide the better.
A Ss.106 Legal Agreement will be required for every application for the development of 10 new dwellings or more and the payment of a RAMS (Essex coast recreational disturbance avoidance and mitigation strategy) contribution will be necessary on applications within the Zone of Influence where there is a net increase in dwelling numbers.
Submitting Your Application
Please note: The Planning Portal charge an administrative fee of £23.33 plus VAT to process the online application.
If you choose to submit your application direct to TDC, you can pay by card or cheque by calling 01255 686161.
Forms, Fees & Information
The following links will take you to our application forms, fees and examples of the types of plans and drawings we require.
- Planning Application Forms
- Examples of Required Plans and Drawings
- Site Safety Note
- Application Fees
- National and Local List Requirements
Sustainable Urban Drainage Schemes (SuDS)
Essex County Council is the LLFA (Lead Local Flood Authority) and a statutory consultee in relation to major applications. A proforma for sustainable drainage is required on major applications and the proforma, along with further information, can be found via the following link to the Design Guide Sustainable Drainage