Emerging Minerals Local Plan: Background Documents

Introduction to the Background Documents

The Council is preparing a new Minerals Local Plan. This is a document that will set out how we plan for mineral extraction in Worcestershire – guiding where minerals should be extracted, how sites should be worked and "restored" when working has finished and how minerals development should protect and enhance Worcestershire's people and places.

It will replace the existing minerals policies in the adopted Hereford and Worcester Minerals Local Plan. Once completed the new Minerals Local Plan will be used to make decisions about planning applications for mineral extraction, processing and restoration in the county.

We are preparing a whole set of background documents which set out the evidence on which the Minerals Local Plan will be based. Please contact us (see details in the side bar on this page) if you have any comments on these documents.

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