Current Council consultations

Other councils and organisations consultations

  • Health, Care & Well-being: The Role of Online Information in Essex
    The aim of this survey is to find out about your experiences of looking for information about health, care and well-being online. This includes looking up information about a health condition, searching for local services, and ways to reduce stress or be more active. Closing date: 31 October 2017


  • Nominate a teacher for the Essex Teaching Awards 2018
    An opportunity to recognise and celebrate the inspirational work that takes place in schools across Essex every day. Nominations are for individuals working or volunteering within maintained schools and academies in the Essex local authority area. Closing date: 17 November 2017

Planning applications

Submit, view or comment on other planning applications

Get involved with the Local Development Plan

Harlow Council are working on a new Local Plan for Harlow. The plan lays out the strategy and policies that will shape the future of the town and it is vital that we hear your opinions on the document. You can keep up to date with progress and be notified when a consultation is taking place by signing up to the Local Development Plan Consultation Portal. Please note that by registering, you give consent to your personal data being held on a database. The data will be held for the duration of the new Local Development Plan up to and probably beyond 2031. You can opt to receive no communication by changing your settings in the Portal. More information on The Local Plan

Questions at Council meetings

If you live or work in Harlow, you can ask questions, directly and in person, to meetings of the Council, Cabinet and some Committees. More information on questions at Council meetings


The Council welcomes petitions and recognises that they are one of the ways in which people can let us know their concerns or points of view. More information on online and paper petitions


If you care for your community or have concerns about your neighbourhood, why not make your views heard? Residents can get involved involved in a variety of housing panels, forums and consultations

Comments, compliments and complaints

Harlow Council aims to deliver a first class service and we welcome feedback from you about the quality of the service we provide. More information on how to make comments, compliments and complaints

Harlow residents survey

Harlow Council surveys residents to help inform us about how our performance, where we need to make improvements and how informed residents feel about the Council and the things we do across a range of areas. More information on residents survey results

Other government consultation website lists consultation from other government organisations which you may be able to participate in.