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Waste Core Strategy

Nottinghamshire and Nottingham Replacement Waste Local Plan Part 1

Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council are working together to prepare a two-part replacement Waste Local Plan for our area.  The first part of this new plan, the Waste Core Strategy, was adopted by the Councils on 10 December 2013.  This sets out our overall approach to future waste management in Nottinghamshire and Nottingham including estimates of how much waste capacity needs to be provided over the next 20 years, what types of sites are suitable and where in broad terms new or extended waste management sites should be located.  

The second part of the replacement Waste Local Plan will be made up of site specific policies and development management policies which are being prepared separately.  

The Waste Core Strategy was produced following several stages of public consultation, and independent examination by a Government appointed Independent Planning Inspector. The Inspector recommended a number of modifications to the document which were consulted on and incorporated into the final published plan.  You can view the Inspector’s Report here along with the Main Modifications and other minor changes recommended by the Inspector. All of the information and documents relating to the examination and each of the previous consultation stages can be viewed on our archive page

The Waste Core Strategy partly replaces saved policies in the existing Waste Local Plan (saved by Direction of the Secretary of State in 2007).  A full list of those policies which have been replaced is set out in the Waste Core Strategy.  The remaining saved policies will remain in force until part two of the replacement Waste Local Plan has been prepared and adopted by the Councils.

You can view the Waste Core Strategy [PDF]; the formal Adoption Statement [PDF] and the Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement [PDF] here.

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