The Minerals and Waste Development Scheme sets out what formal minerals and waste plans and other related documents will be prepared and when. .
The current and third scheme came into effect on 21 June 2007 and is now out of date. This is both in terms of the documents to be prepared and the timetable. The scheme can however be viewed via the link below:
Previous schemes including the withdrawn scheme can be viewed on Development Framework Archive page.
An indicative current timetable for the documents currently being prepared namely a new Minerals Local Plan and joint Waste Core Strategy, as set out below:
Joint Waste Core Strategy
Minerals Core Plan
|Issues and options||October 2006||January 2012|
|Further issues and options||September 2010||N/A|
|Preferred options||July 2011||July 2012|
Submission and examination
|Pre-submission - formal Representation period||March 2012||January 2013|
|Submission to Secretary of State - examination begins.||June 2012||April 2013|
|Pre-hearing meeting||July 2012||June 2013|
|Hearing stage||July 2012||September 2013|
|Receipt of Inspector's Report leading to :||August 2012||December 2013|
|Adoption if document found sound or||December 2012||February 2014|
|document withdrawn if not found sound||December 2012||February 2014|
Above dates indicative and subject to change.
A new Minerals and Waste Development Scheme will be prepared to take account of new timescales and changes to the planning system that have occurred since the last scheme was prepared. A new scheme is likely to be published after June 2012.
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