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Current consultations

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Recent Consultations

Taxi Fare Increase Proposal 2024

Rochford District Council Licensing Team have been approached by the trade with a proposal to amend the existing Rochford District Taxi 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.

As part of the process a survey was submitted to all Hackney Carriage (Taxi) Drivers whereby 90% of those responded supported the increase, based on the general cost of running a taxi including the cost of fuel, Insurance and Road Tax.

This survey closed on 2nd March 2024

Strategic Partnership

Rochford District Council and Brentwood Borough Council are seeking your views on their Strategic Partnership. 

The consultation closed on 31st January 2024.

Polling Place and Polling District Review

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Section 18C of the Representation of the People Act 1983 Rochford District Council (the Council) is to carry out a review of its polling districts and polling places.

The outcome of the review will be published by the Council in March 2024 and will be available for inspection on the Council's website and Council Offices, South Street, Rochford SS4 1BW.

This consultation closed on 12 January 2024.

Street Trading Policy

Rochford District Council are inviting Businesses and residents to participate in the consultation on a new Draft Street Trading Policy for the proposed introduction of a Street Trading Consent Scheme across the Rochford District area. 

This consultation closed on Monday 8th January 2024.

Leisure Survey

Rochford District Council is in the process of developing a Feasibility Study for the Council leisure facilities – Clements Hall Leisure Centre and Rayleigh Leisure Centre. The aim of this study is to identify viable options for investment into the facilities to provide a higher quality offer and to better meet the needs of residents.

In parallel to this feasibility work, the Council are starting the process of procuring a leisure contract for the management of these facilities which is due to start in April 2025.

This consultation closed 10 November 2023.

Budget Survey

The council would like your views on how it spends its money and how it might raise more money to help set a balanced budget with increasing costs and reduced Government Funding. The information from this survey will be used by Councillors as they set the budget and council tax for 2024/25.

This consultation closed 29 October 2023 and full results can be viewed on the Project page.

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More information on Planning Policy consultations is available here.