Submit a planning application, comment on planning applications and have a say in the future of your neighbourhood. Apply for Building Control approval and find information on Tree Preservation Orders & Local Land Charges.
Go to Planning, Building Control and Local Land Charges
All the information you need for your recycling and rubbish collections. Report a missed bin, find out what day is your collection day and download a voucher for garden sacks.
Go to Recycling and Rubbish
Set up a direct debit and manage your Council Tax through your online account. Find out if you are eligible for a discount or exemption and read guidance on managing money.
Go to Council Tax
Find out if you are entitled to Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support.
Go to Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support
Manage your bills online. Set up a direct debit and choose which date most suits you to pay. You can also make one-off payments.
Go to Make a Payment
Find out about Gateway to Homehoice and apply for housing. Contact Colchester Borough Homes or get information about private housing repairs.
Go to Housing
Book a collection of unwanted household items such as furniture and electrical items. Report a street problem including, graffiti, fly-tipping and dog fouling.
Go to Our Community
Order parking permits, find out where our car parks are, apply for a blue badge guide plus much more.
Go to Parking and Travel
Report noise and other nuisances, book an appointment to get your dog or cat microchipped and see what pest control treatments we offer.
Go to Environmental and Animal Services
The Essex Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service is hosted by Colchester Borough Council, and covers residents in North, Mid and South Essex.We provide a free, confidential and impartial specialist Welfare Rights Service to people affected by cancer.
We know that moving house can be stressful, that’s why we’d like to help you out as much as we can.
Here you can find a list of important things to remember when you start to settle in to your new home.
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