Colchester Borough Council Local Plan Consultation


Colchester Borough Council has published the Draft Publication Local Plan.

It is subject to a six week period of public consultation running from Friday 16 June 2017 until Friday 11th August  2017.

The new Plan will set out the strategy for the growth of the Borough up to 2033 and beyond, including the type, location, quantity and timing of new development. The new Local Plan will set out the Council’s ideas for the long term aims and aspirations of the Borough taking into account national guidance and evidence. It will include policies and land allocations that help to deliver them.

You can use our online consultation system to make representations during the Local Plan public consultation at the website Further information on using the online consultation system and making representations will be available on the consultation website.

For information about making representations in other ways contact us on 01206 282473/282476/282975 or via E-mail –

Hard copies of the Plan and related information are available at Colchester Central Library during normal opening hours.

For further information on the Local Plan consultation, please click on the links below.

52774 Local Plan Leaflet 2017 Final

Final Local Plan A3 Poster 2017 (002)