When a planning application is made, the Parish Council are consulted by Braintree District Council to ensure that there is local involvement in the process of determining whether an application should be granted or refused.

The Parish Council refers planning applications relating to Little Yeldham to the Little Yeldham Planning Advisory Group who advise the Parish Council how to respond to the consultation request from Braintree District Council.

More information about the Little Yeldham Planning Advisory Group, who they are and how they operate can be found here.

Planning Applications relating to Tilbury Juxta Clare and Ovington will be dealt with by their respective councillors.


Little Yeldham Current Planning Applications can be found here.


*****************IMPORTANT PLANNING ANNOUNCEMENT******************

Local residents should be aware of plans to install a solar farm close to the village of Ovington.  The consultation period ends shortly.  You can make comments on the application direct to Braintree District Council Planning Department via the link below, or you can contact your local Parish Councillor to submit a response on your behalf.  Your local Parish Councillor contact details can be found here.  

23/01413/FUL | Erection of a solar photovoltaic (PV) array, with a total export capacity of up to 49.99MW. | Land North Of Cutbush Farm Bakers Road Belchamp St Paul Essex (