Minerals and Waste Planning Policy
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.
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 and minerals policies set out in the Structure
The first consultation on the Emerging Minerals Local
Plan ran until 11th January 2013. All comments are
currently being considered.
Contact us to register
on our consultation database if you would like to be
involved in future consultations.
Current Minerals and Waste Policy
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 development.
The Waste Core Strategy was found sound on 20th July 2012 and was
adopted by Full Council on 15th November 2012.
||The saved policies in the Structure
Plan set out the County's planning policies
relating to minerals, alongside other policies which will be
replaced over time by the City, Borough and District Planning
The adopted Minerals Local Plan sets out saved
policies relating to mineral development in Worcestershire.
We are now preparing new Minerals Local Plan.
||The Statement of Community
Involvement sets out how we will involve the public and other
stakeholders in Minerals and Waste Planning.
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
The Annual Monitoring Report 2011/12 is now
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 (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
Tel: 01905 766374
Email: Waste Core Strategy: email@example.com
Your local planning authority is
responsible for deciding whether a development should go ahead
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This page was last reviewed 14 May 2013 at 11:36.
The page is next due for review 10 November 2014.