Section 1 Examination Publication Local Plan

Background to Section 1 Submission for Examination

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Braintree District Council, Colchester Borough Council and Tendring District Council have been working together on the strategic cross boundary issues for North Essex. This has resulted in a strategic section 1 which is shared by all three local planning authorities within their Local Plans. The section 1 includes policies on strategic cross boundary issues including infrastructure and housing numbers and includes proposals for three new Garden Communities.

The Section 1 Local Plan will be subject to a joint examination by an inspector appointed by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

The evidence base to support the section 1 Local Plan is therefore made up of jointly produced documents and documents related to individual local planning authorities.

Information on the section 2 examinations, which will consider individual local authority policies and allocations and will take place after the joint section 1 examination, can be found on the individual local authority websites.


Last Updated 30th November 2017