The Emerging Local Plan - (Now Adopted)

Publication Draft Local Plan 2017

On June 5th 2017 the Publication Draft Local Plan was approved for a Regulation 19 Consultation and Submission by Council. To read the document and view the comments made during the Local Plan Publication Draft Plan Consultation 16th June - 28th July 2017, please visit the consultation portal. The Plan was then submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on 9th October 2017 along with minor modifications made post consultation.

The document is in two parts:

  • Section 1 - Strategic Plan for North Essex - including the Garden Communities (This document is shared with Colchester Borough Council and Tendring District Council) 
  • Section 2 - Policies, maps and sites for development, housing, employment, regeneration etc within Braintree District Council 

Further work:

Section 1 - See Section 1 Examination

Section 2 - See Section 2 Examination

Exhibitions to support the 2017 consultation were held at the following locations:

Date Location Time
20th June Braintree Town Hall (Fairfield Road, Braintree, CM7 3YG) 2-8pm
22nd June Halstead - The Queens Hall (Chipping Hill, Halstead, CO9 2BY) 2-8pm
26th June Coggeshall - St Peters Church (Church Green, Coggeshall, CO6 1UD) 2-8pm
28th June Kelvedon Institute (78 High Street, Kelvedon CO5 9AA) 2-8pm
29th June Witham Public Hall (Collingwood Road, CM8 2DY) 2-8pm
1st July Marks Tey Village Hall (CO6 1EJ)  10am - 2pm
5th July Braintree Town Hall (Fairfield Road, Braintree, CM7 3YG) 2-8pm
6th July Great Saling - Millennium Hall (Piccotts Lane, Great Saling CM7 5DW) 2-8pm

To be added to our consultation database please email with your name and address.

Updated October 2022

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