Section 2

Colchester City Local Plan 2017-2033 Section 2 formally adopted 

Colchester City Council, by decision at the meeting of Full Council on Monday 4 July 2022, has formally adopted the Colchester City Local Plan 2017-2033, Section 2. 

Interactive policy map

The interactive policy map displays GIS data and planning policy information for the borough. 

This allows you to locate an area of interest or site in a number of ways and see which designations/allocations apply providing a direct link to the associated Local Plan Policies.

Use the map

There is a help guide showing how the mapping tool can be used to its full potential. You can also access it by selecting the ‘help’ tab. 

Local Plan Sections 1 & 2

The Local Plan sets out a vision, strategy, objectives and policies for planning and delivery across the city.

It is in 2 Sections (contained in separate documents) with Section 1 providing a shared strategic policy context and addressing cross boundary matters for North Essex together with Braintree and Tendring Councils.

This was Adopted by Colchester City Council on 2 February 2021.

View The Section 1 Local Plan 

The second part of the Plan comprising The Colchester Local Plan Section 2  provides the policy framework, site allocations and development management policies for the city up to 2033. 

Find out more information about the Section 2 examination. 

The Plan and relevant supporting documents will also be available from 15 July 2022 at Colchester Town Hall, High Street, Colchester, CO1 1PJ, during normal opening hours. 

Page last reviewed: 15 September 2022


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