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Minerals and Waste Development Scheme

About the scheme

The Minerals and Waste Development Scheme sets out what formal minerals and waste plans and other related documents will be prepared and when:

The Minerals and Waste Development Scheme [PDF 767KB]

Previous schemes including the withdrawn scheme can be viewed on Development Framework Archive page.

Current timetable

An indicative current timetable for the documents currently being prepared, namely a new Minerals Local Plan and Joint Waste Core Strategy, is set out below:

Key milestone  Joint Waste Core Strategy  Minerals Core Plan 
Informal consultation     
Issues and options  October 2006  January 2012 
Further issues and options  September 2010  N/A 
Preferred Approach consultation July 2011  September 2013
Submission and examination     
Pre-submission - formal representation  March 2012  April 2014
Submission to Secretary of State  January 2013  August 2014 
Pre-hearing meeting  March 2013  September 2014 
Examination  May 2013  December 2014 
Inspector's Report June 2013 February 2015
Adoption if document found sound July 2013 March 2015
Document withdrawn if not found sound July 2013 April 2015

Above dates indicative and subject to change.

A new Minerals and Waste Development Scheme will be prepared to take account of new timescales and changes to the planning system that have occurred since the last scheme was prepared. A new scheme is likely to be published after June 2012.

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