Chelmsford City Council would have no objection to the association promoting responsible geocaching within parks managed by the Parks & Green Spaces with the exception of the following areas.
No geocaching within nature reserves including Galleywood Common
No geocaching at Hylands estate within the pleasure gardens or in the vicinity of the main house and buildings.
The list of parks managed by the Parks and Green spaces department can be found on the Chlemsford City Council website
Please contact the Parks & Green spaces department Grounds Maintenance Operations Manager on 01245 605560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please supply the following information to Chelmsford City Council BEFORE the geocache is placed to enable the council to review your proposed location :
Description of hide
Geocache placer contact details
The following conditions must be met for each geocache hide :
Ensure the cache container is clearly marked, stating that the content is harmless and giving the placer’s e-mail address or other contact method.
Only items that would be deemed safe and acceptable for an unaccompanied child to find should be placed in the cache
No cache may be placed in such a way as to risk damage or disturbance to any Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) or Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM)
No items of food or drink of any kind should be placed in the cache
No lighters, matches or flammable objects should be placed in the cache
Caches must not be buried and holes must not be dug in order to place a cache.
Caches must not be hidden in animal holes or runs
Trees, plants, fences, walls and other features should never be damaged when placing or seeking a cache
Maintenance of the cache is the responsibility of the placer
When leaving the cache site, after finding or hiding a cache, there must be no visual sign of disturbance
All byelaws (where applicable) must be obeyed
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in permission being withdrawn and your geocache location being removed from the hosting website
Chelmsford City Council reserve the right to refuse permission or to remove geocaches at any time.
21st Jan 2020.
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