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Essex Vehicle Parking Standards

Essex County Council in association with the Essex Planning Officers Association, prepared a revised set of vehicle parking standards for the County in 2009.

Following consultation in January to March 2010, these vehicle parking standards were adopted by the Council from the 1 June 2010.


In preparing these revised standards, the requirements for consultation and sustainability appraisal as set out in the Town and Country Planning (Local Development)(England) Regulations 2004, as amended were fulfilled.