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 the Council’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19), changes to Council services, the support that is available to residents and businesses, and to volunteer to help in your community, please see our Coronavirus information page

We ask that all residents #StayHomeSaveLives – see a Message from the Leader of the Council

Planning Policy FAQ's

Castle Point Borough Council is aiming to publish its new Local Plan for public consultation at the end of November 2019. This page, and others relating to Planning Policy, will be refreshed with new, up to date and relevant information. Please bear with us while this page is under construction.


The Report and draft Local Plan for the Full Council meeting on 22nd October 2019 is available to view at