The main stages in the development of the Waste Core Strategy have been:
- 2007 - 2008 Withdrawn Waste Core Strategy
- Autumn 2008: Refreshed Issues and Options Consultation
- Winter 2009: Emerging Preferred Options Consultation
- Autumn 2010: First Draft Submission Consultation
- Spring 2011: Publication Document (Regulation 27) Consultation
- Autumn 2011: Addendum to the Submission Document Consultation
- Spring 2012: Proposed Changes Consultation
Details of the consultations from 2008 onwards are set out in the Pre-submission Consultation Statement (Regulation 30 document).
Further consultation was held in Spring 2012 on Proposed Changes following the hearing sessions of the examination in public.