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Guidance Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents that relate to Adopted Guidance


  • Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance (SPDs and SPGs) provide guidance on the Council’s planning policies and processes, and are capable of being ‘material considerations’ in determining planning applications.

Affordable Housing SPD

Adopted AH SPD Aug11

Affordable Housing Consultation Statement

AH SPD Adoption Statement Aug11

Backland and Infill SPD

Backland and Infill SPD Adopted Dec 2010

Backland and Infill SPD letter review garden development Jan 2010

Backland Development SA Report

Backlands and Infill Development SPD Statement of Consultation September 09

Better Town Centre SPD

Better Town Centre SA Non Tech Summary

Better Town Centre SA Report

Better Town Centre SPD Adoption Statement

Better Town Centre SPD with Hyperlinks

BetterTown Centre SPD Statement of Consultation Oct 12

Public Realm Strategy & Lighting Strategy Guidance Note

Colne Harbour Masterplan SPD

01 Colne Harbour Master Plan Evidence Base Jan 2008

02 Colne Harbour Design Framework January 2001

03 Colne Harbour Public Space Design Guide 2

04 Colne Harbour Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Nov

05 Colne Harbour Sustainability Appraisal Report May 2006

06 Colne Harbour Sustainability Appraisal Report Appendices

Colne Harbour Master Plan SPD - 29-01-08 - Std res

Cycling Delivery Strategy SPD

CDS Adopted Version Appendix 1

CDS Adopted Version Appendix 2

CDS Adopted Version Jan 2012 1

CDS SPD Adoption Statement Jan 2012

CDS Statement of Consultation Jan 2012


Garrison Masterplan

St Botolphs Masterplan

North Colchester Growth Area SPD

NGA Adopted SPD June 2012

NGA SPD Adoption Statement

NGA SPD Statement of Consultation

North Colchester SPD Sustainability Statement

Provision of Community Facilities SPD

Communities Facilities SPD July 2013

Community Facilities Consultation Statement

Community Facilities SPD SA Report

Provision of Open Space, Sport and Recreational Facilities SPD

Open Space SPD July 2006

SPD Charges Effective from 1 April 2019

Shopfront Design Guide SPD

Shopfront Design Guide SPD June 2011

Shopfront SPD Adoption Statement

Shopfront SPD Statement of Consultation June 11

Street Services Delivery Strategy SPD


Statement of consultation 3

Street Infrastructure

Street Services Delivery Strategy SPD

Sustainable Construction SPD

Adopted Sustainable Design Construction SPD

Sustainable Construction SPD Adoption Statement

Sustainable Construction SPD Statement of Consultation

Sustainable Drainage Systems Design Guide

suds design guide.pdf

Vehicle Parking Standards SPD

Parking Standards 2009 part 1

VPS SPD Consultation Response Summary

VPS SPD Consultation Statement


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