Planning Policy and Strategy
The County Council is responsible for preparing
Minerals and Waste planning policy for Worcestershire.
The City, Borough and District
Councils are responsible for preparing planning policy
relating to other matters.
Current Planning Policy
The Statement of
Community Involvement sets out how we will involve the public
and other stakeholders in Minerals and Waste Planning.
The Waste Core Strategy is used by the County
Council to determine applications for waste management development.
Some of the policies also apply to other types of
The Waste Core Strategy was adopted by Full Council on 15th
The adopted Minerals Local
Plan sets out saved policies relating to mineral development in
We are now preparing a new Minerals Local Plan for
Emerging Minerals and Waste Policy
The Emerging Minerals
Local Plan will be used by the County Council to determine
applications for minerals development. It will replace the existing
Minerals Local Plan.
The second consultation on the Emerging Minerals Local Plan is
being held from 11th November 2013 until 31st January 2014.
Contact us to register on our
consultation database if you would like to be involved in
A Local Development
Scheme is produced by the council to set out the timetable for
preparing new policy documents.
Strategies, Guidance and Evidence
The council has prepared technical research papers on the
The research papers are intended to give a
summary of the evidence and policies that can be useful in
addressing these issues.
The planning team is actively involved in promoting sustainable
economic growth. Details of the work undertaken can be found on the
Planning and Economic Growth and
Infrastructure Planning sections of the website.
Annual Monitoring Report
An Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) is produced by
the council every financial year. Its purpose is to assess the
effectiveness of the Council's existing planning policies and
progress in preparing new Minerals and Waste Planning Policy
Register on our consultation database
From time to time we would like to consult you to get your
views. Please complete the questionnaire
online or print (PDF 1.2 MB)
it and post it back to us to let us know which areas you would like
to be consulted on.
Minerals and Waste Policy
Business, Environment and Community Directorate
Tel: 01905 766374
Email: Waste Core Strategy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email: Minerals: email@example.com
Business, Environment and Community
Tel: 01905 766723
Your local planning authority is responsible for
deciding whether a development should go ahead
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This page was last reviewed 8 November 2013 at 16:50.
The page is next due for review 7 May 2015.