Essex is a county in the East of England region, consisting of 14 districts: Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, City of Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea, Tendring, Thurrock, and Uttlesford For these districts (except Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock), if you want to place a skip on the road, it is required to get a skip permit from the Essex County Council. Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock are unitary authorities with a separate skip permit application from the other districts in Essex.
The main cities and towns in Essex are: Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon, Rayleigh, South Benfleet, Thundersley, Harlow, Grays, Brentwood, Clacton-on-Sea and Braintree.
Essex borders Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, and Greater London.
For more information about applying for a skip permit in Essex, visit the Essex County Council website.