Major Developments Find out more about major development proposals in Colchester, the Urban Design and sites under construction Planning Policy We advise on the transport and accessibility aspect of development to the Spatial Policy team to help ensure Colchester's development is located in accessible areas. Trees We respond to enquiries and applications on tree protection. Landscape Guidance for Developers Information about Landscape Guidelines, Public Open Space Adoption and Guidance on Solar Farm Development. Environmental Protection (Noise, Fumes, Contamination) The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has replaced Planning Policy Guidance Note 24 and sets out the Government's economic, environmental and social planning policies. Street Naming and Numbering Colchester Borough Council is responsible for ensuring that streets are named and properties are numbered. Local Land Charges The Council has a statutory duty under the Local Land Charges Act 1975 to maintain an accurate and up-to-date Local Land Charges register.