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Draft Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document

Consultation on the Draft Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has now closed. The consultation took place between 8 December 2022 to 19 January 2023.

The Planning Obligations SPD was adopted at the Finance, Assets, Investments & Recovery (FAIR) Committee on 20 December 2023.

The below Consultation Statement sets out modifications made to the draft SPD, to take account of the representations received during the consultation.

The adopted SPD supports the Local Plan by providing a robust framework to secure the delivery of necessary infrastructure and set out detailed guidance and a clear position regarding the scope and scale of planning obligations applicable to different types and quantum of development.

Any person with sufficient interest in the decision to adopt the SPD may apply to the High Court for permission to apply for judicial review of that decision. Such application must be made promptly and no later than 3 months after the date on which the SPD was adopted.

Enquiries should be addressed to; Planning Policy, Town Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, CM15 8AY or by email to