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April 2021

Colchester Borough Council’s Section 2 Local Plan Hearing Sessions have now closed.

Colchester Borough Council's Opening Statement has been published.

The Inspector's Draft Hearings Programme has been published.

Colchester Borough Council’s Hearing statements, along with Third Party statements, have been published and are available for viewing.

March 2021

A Draft Schedule of Recommended Modifications has been added to our website.

A date for the hearing has been set for 20 April 2021. Further details, including guidance and advice notes from the Inspectors, can be found on the Section 2 Examination page.

February 2021

Colchester Borough Local Plan 2013-2033 formally adopted

Colchester Council, by decision at the meeting of Full Council on Monday 1 February 2021, has formally adopted the Colchester Borough Local Plan 2013-2033: North Essex Authorities’ Shared Strategic Section 1 Plan.

Further information about the Section 1 examination can be found on the Braintree District Council website.

January 2021

Two Inspectors have been appointed to examine the Section 2 Colchester Local Plan.

Page last reviewed: 21 April 2021

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