The next Planning Committee Meeting was scheduled to be held on Thursday 2nd April 2020.  However due to Covid-19, no meetings of the town council are taking place. The Council believes strongly that the public should be able to continue to make appropriate comments on planning applications which are referred to them by Tendring District Council and, on rare occasions, Essex County Council.

The following planning applications have been received from Tendring District Council:

Application No: 20/00344/FUL

Proposal: Proposed two storey side extension, enlargement of existing bay window and window alterations

Location: 65 Regent Road, Brightlingsea


Application No: 20/00050/OUT

Proposal: Outline application for access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for a detached dwelling

Location: Land adjacent 15 Station Road, Brightlingsea

To view the plans for this application, please go to:-;

view planning applications and comment;

go to public access and type in the application number This takes you to a new page where you can see all the plans and documents and leave a comment if you wish. If you do make a comment please also send a copy to the Town Council via e-mail on no later than 2/4/20.

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