Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.
Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance
Submit a planning application, comment on planning applications and find out about current major developments. Apply for Building Control approval and find information on Tree Preservation Orders & Local Land Charges.
Go to Planning
All the information you need in one place for your Business Waste collections. Find out about our service, order your Business Waste bags and look up collection and service charges.
Go to Recycling and Rubbish
Register your new business, manage your existing business and tell us about any changes to your business. Read more information and find out about how to apply for Business Rates Relief.
Go to Business Rates
Everything you need to keep your business running smoothly. Apply to become a taxi driver, notify us of a change of ownership and book your vehicles in for annual and mid-year tests.
Go to Taxi Licensing
Find all the information and apply for types of licenses such as Alcohol and Entertainment, Animal Licensing and Gambling and Betting.
Go to Other Licensing
Find out about food premises' hygiene ratings, book a course in Food Safety and apply for Food Business Approval.
Go to Food Hygiene
Find out about Environmental Permits for Industrial Pollution and how to apply, get advice on contaminated land and Planning as well as information on noise, odour and light.
Go to Environmental Health
Search for funding for your business or organisation, add your business to the Colchester Business Directory and find out about advice and support for businesses.
Go to Business Funding and Support
Find out about Parking Permits for the different areas of Colchester and apply.
Go to Business Parking Permits