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Local Development Scheme (LDS)

The Colchester Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the documents and timescales that the Council intends to produce.

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the documents which will become part of the Colchester Local Plan and when these will be produced over the period 2016-2019.  The LDS shows the detailed stages of work for each document, including periods of public consultation, member approval, submission to the Planning Inspectorate and expected date of adoption.

The latest LDS can be found below:
pdf icon Local Development Scheme (February 2017) [255kb]

If you have any queries about the Local Development Scheme or any other aspect of the Colchester Local Plan please contact Planning Policy through