Cost of living support
Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find all the information and apply for types of licenses such as Alcohol and Entertainment, Animal Licensing and Gambling and Betting.
If you run or start a new food business, you must make sure you follow the correct regulations, food hygiene, and food safety management procedures
No one should be injured or made ill in the workplace. Our role is to help you achieve the highest health and safety standards required by law, to protect employees and the public.
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.
Find out about Parking Permits for the different areas of Colchester and apply.