Section 2 Examination Local Plan

About Section 2 of the Local Plan

The Publication Draft Local Plan (2017) was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on 9 October 2017 along with minor modifications made post consultation.

The document is in two parts:

  • Section 1 - Strategic Plan for North Essex - (This document is shared with Colchester Borough Council and Tendring District Council and was adopted in February 2021 following examination) 
  • Section 2 - Policies, maps and sites for development, housing, employment, regeneration etc within Braintree District Council

The Section 2 Local Plan is currently subject to an examination by inspectors appointed by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Braintree District Council is in the process of preparing the Inspectors’ Main Modifications ready for consultation as part of this process.

Further correspondence can be viewed on our Examination Correspondence and Notifications webpage.

View the Section 2 submitted Evidence Base documents 

Work on the plan prior to submission can be viewd on The Emerging Local Plan pages


Updated September 2021

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