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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Previous schemes including the withdrawn scheme can be viewed on Development Framework Archive page.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 Site Allocations and Development Policies document, is set out below:

Key milestone  Joint Waste Site
Allocations and Development
Management Policies 
Minerals Local Plan 
Informal consultation     
Issues and options  December 2014  January 2012 
Preferred Approach  November 2015  September 2013, May 2014  
and October 2014
(additional consultation on Sand and Gravel)  
Submission and examination     
Submission Draft - formal representation consultation period  May 2016 September 2015
Submission to Secretary of State  October 2016 January 2016  
Examination  December 2016  April 2016  
Inspector's Report March 2017
November 2016
Adoption if document found sound April 2017
December 2016
Document withdrawn if not found sound April 2017
December 2016

Above dates indicative and subject to change.

Public consultation on the Minerals Local Plan Submission Draft document was planned for early October, following appropriate approvals by the County Council. 

Unfortunately, the progress of the plan has been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. Further updates on the progress of the Plan will be made available on this page soon.

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