Reduced Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, our operating hours remain unchanged.

You are still able to access services and information from the website 24/7 and via email and phone during operating hours.

For information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19), and to volunteer to help in your community, please see our Coronavirus information page.

For information on our services, including waste collections, please see our Service update and information page

For information on businesses and business rates, please see our Business advice page


Election FAQ's

When are the next Elections due to be held and who are the Candidates?

On Thursday 6th May 2021 the Castle Point Borough Council elections, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex Police Area and Essex County Council elections will be held.

The list of Candidates will be published on our website in due course.

Am I on the Electoral Register and will I be able to vote?

If you are included on the Electoral Register at your current address by the qualifying date (which will appear here in due course) you will be able to vote at the Elections being held on Thursday 6th May 2021.

If you are not sure if you are on the Electoral Register we can check this for you.  Please email or telephone 01268 882200.

I am still on the Electoral Register at my previous address, can I still vote?

Please email or telephone 01268 882200 for further advice.

When will Poll Cards be delivered?

This information will be available in due course

I have not received my Poll Card

This information will be available in due course.

I have received a Poll Card(s) for the previous residents

Please email to give us the names of the residents no longer living at your address, then please destroy the Poll Card(s).

would like to apply for a Postal or Proxy vote

Application forms can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link below:

Alternatively please email for a form to be sent to you (including your name and address) or telephone us on 01268 882200.

When will I receive my Postal Vote and when do I need to return it by?

This information will be available in due course.