Long term work
Consultation can come in many forms; from substantial pieces of work like the the Hockley Parish Plan which was undertaken in 2007 and was intended to inform decision-making for the next ten years, and the Hockley Area Action Plan which was commissioned by the District Council as part of their Local Development Framework.
Consultations and Surveys
Rochford District Council Taxi Fare Consultation
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Rochford District Taxi Licensed Trade are proposing a review on taxi fares and as part of the process must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff.
In accordance with the Local Government Misc. Provisions Act, when the District Council receive a proposed fare increase from the taxi trade, they have a set process for implementing the proposal.
The suggested new taxi tariff includes the following changes:
- Maintain the current starting fare;
- Reduce the yards from currently 203.83 yards to 191 yards (until £8);
- Reduce currently 152.93 yards to 142 yards (after £8);
- Reintroduce the Spoilage charge at £100.00 (cost of cleaning the vehicle and loss of earnings)
All other fees are to remain the same.
To take part in the consultation please visit www.rochford.gov.uk/2020Taxifare
ESSEX RURAL STRATEGY Online Public Consultation – Now Live!
The refresh of the Essex Rural Strategy is now underway. A key part of this process is to obtain the views of people who live in, work in, own businesses or regularly visit our county’s rural areas.
The survey has been placed on Essex County Council’s Citizen Space consultation portal. To access it please go to:
The survey is open for responses until Monday 30th March. It contains questions on a broad range of issues relevant to life in rural Essex today, as well as a specific section for businesses.
10th February 2020
Rochford District Council have launched a consultation on Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) in the district to understand the impact and views of local residents.
To take part go to http://www.rochford.gov.uk/CCTV before Monday 9 March
10th January 2020
Public Consultation on protecting coastal habitats sites through the planning system
Twelve local authorities in Essex, including Rochford District Council, have today launched a public consultation on the Essex Coast RAMS Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).
For more information, including how to respond to the consultation, please click 'Read more' below.
Essex County Council Statement of Community Involvement
What is the Statement of Community Involvement?
The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out in a broad way how Local Authorities plan to engage with communities, businesses and other interested parties when preparing the South Essex Plan.
The South Essex Plan is being prepared by the six South Essex authorities of Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend and Southend working together with Essex County Council. Together these form ASELA (Association of South Essex Local Authorities). The Plan will set out a strategic framework for development in the area up to 2038 and will complement other work being undertaken to make South Essex a better place to live.
Planning and development
Consultation on SCI Plan Amendments ends 27th January 2020. Please click here :