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Emerging Local Plan

This is a consultation about the emerging local plan


Braintree District Council, Colchester Borough Council and Tendring District Council (the North Essex Authorities) have prepared and submitted for examination a draft shared strategic Section 1 of their Local Plans to comprehensively plan for the future of North Essex. The North Essex Authorities have agreed that the draft shared strategic Section 1 should continue with main modifications as suggested by the Inspector as per section 20 (7(c)) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. The consultation documents consist of:

  • Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications
  • Associated Sustainability Appraisal
  • Associated Habitats Regulation Assessment

The consultation relates specifically to the Proposed Main Modifications and associated documents.

We have also published a consultation press release

This consultation from the North Essex Authorities runs from 27 August on 9 October 2020.

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