We are working with other authorities to produce a minerals and waste joint plan.

As minerals and waste planning authorities, North Yorkshire County Council, the City of York Council and the North York Moors National Park Authority are producing a minerals and waste joint plan.

The minerals and waste joint plan will, once finalised, set out new planning policies for minerals and waste developments across all three areas which will guide decisions on planning applications up to 31 December 2030.

The minerals and waste joint plan is intended to deal with key questions about future development such as:

  • where should future minerals and waste development be directed;
  • when should future development take place; and
  • what sort of development should take place and how should it be implemented.

Engagement with the public, the minerals and waste industry and other organisations is a key part of the process and has enabled the authorities to take into account the views of those with an interest in the plan.

Why produce a minerals and waste joint plan

Advice and guidance produced by the Government seeks to move towards enhanced working between local authorities on areas of common interest to achieve sustainable development. The nature of minerals and waste developments mean that often there are implications beyond individual planning authorities' boundaries.

North Yorkshire County Council, the City of York Council and North York Moors National Park Authority have decided to produce a minerals and waste joint plan so that strategic issues can be addressed on a greater than local level and to help comply with the 'duty to co-operate'. Production of a joint plan is also expected to be more efficient than producing three separate plans.

Timetable

The current timetable for production of the minerals and waste joint plan was agreed in 2017 and is summarised as follows:

Minerals and waste joint plan Date
Preparation of minerals and waste joint plan May 2013 to October 2016
Publication November 2016
Addendum of proposed changes July 2017
Submission November 2017
Examination January 2018
Adoption March 2018

Joint minerals and waste plan members working group

The joint minerals and waste plan members working group has been established to provide a forum at which members of City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North York Moors National Park Authority can jointly discuss matters relating to the content and preparation of the minerals and waste joint plan. Agendas and notes of the meetings will be provided here for information.

Date of meeting Documents
11 November 2014  Agenda and minutes for 11 November 2014 (pdf / 118 KB)
23 January 2015  Agenda and minutes for 23 January 2015 (pdf / 783 KB)
24 March 2015  Agenda and minutes for 24 March 2015 (pdf / 140 KB)
6 July 2015  Agenda and minutes for 6 July 2015 (pdf / 306 KB)
12 September 2016  Agenda and minutes for 12 September 2016 (pdf / 203 KB)
16 January 2017  Agenda for 16 January 2017 (pdf / 109 KB)

Keeping up to date with developments

If you would like to be kept up to date with the progress of the plan please contact us and request to be added to our database where you will be notified when the plan reaches the next stage.

Proposed changes to the minerals and waste plan publication document

Following the six week consultation in November 2016 a number of proposed changes were identified to the draft minerals and waste plan. As a result it is necessary to present the changes for feedback on legal compliance and soundness in an addendum of proposed changes. The consultation of the addendum of proposed changes is now closed. The documents that were included in the consultation are in the table below.

Addendum of proposed changes documents

Document Details
 Minerals and waste joint plan - addendum of proposed changes to publication draft (pdf / 2 MB) Document presenting the proposed changes to the publication draft plan.
 Sustainability appraisal - addendum of proposed changes to publication draft (pdf / 4 MB) Document presenting the sustainability appraisal of the proposed changes to the publication draft plan.

A report of the feedback received will be produced and will form part of the submission documents provided for the examination in public.

Minerals and waste plan publication period for representations November / December 2016

Following the minerals and waste joint plan preferred options consultation the responses, along with related evidence, were considered and used to help develop the final draft version of the plan for publication for representations on legal compliance and soundness. The period of time for making representations on the publication version of the minerals and waste joint plan is now closed. Any representations received after the deadline cannot be accepted as being duly made. However, we will forward any late representations to the planning inspector for their information. A copy of the documents presented as part of the publication period are available below for reference only. The representations submitted in response to the publication document are currently being considered and the minerals and waste joint plan documents are being progressed ready for submission to the planning inspectorate in spring 2017. A table listing the respondents and a  copy of the submitted representations is available below, Due to the volume of representations received the representations have been split into four groups. A report containing a summary of the representations is also available below.

Minerals and waste joint plan publication version

Document Details
 Publication main plan document (pdf / 5 MB) Publication document presenting vision, objectives and policies for minerals and waste joint plan.
 Appendix 1 - allocated sites (pdf / 19 MB) Appendix 1, which provides details about allocated sites.
 Appendix 2 - sites proposed for safeguarding (pdf / 15 MB) Appendix 2, which provides details about existing waste and infrastructure sites which are safeguarded.
 Appendix 3 - monitoring framework (pdf / 322 KB) Appendix 3, details of framework to be used for monitoring implementation of policies once minerals and waste joint plan is adopted.
 Appendix 4 - saved policies replaced by the minerals and waste joint plan (pdf / 479 KB) Appendix 4, details of which saved policies in existing minerals and waste plans or other local plans will be superseded by policies in the minerals and waste joint plan once adopted.
 Summary of responses with authorities response to publication document (pdf / 3 MB) Summary of responses to publication document including the authorities’ response.
 List of respondents to publication document (pdf / 109 KB) List of respondents to publication document.
 Combined representations part 1 (pdf / 27 MB) Copies of representations making comments against the publication document, part 1.
 Combined representations part 2 (pdf / 24 MB) Copies of representations making comments against the publication document, part 2.
 Combined representations part 3 (pdf / 22 MB) Copies of representations making comments against the publication document, part 3.
 Combined representations part 4 (pdf / 9 MB) Copies of representations making comments against the publication document, part 4.
 Statement of consultation for publication document (pdf / 5 MB) Outlines how the consultation was carried out for the publication draft of the plan and includes how the responses have been taken into account.

Sustainability appraisal and other assessments 

Document Date
 Sustainability appraisal report - full report (pdf / 5 MB) Includes background to sustainability appraisal and how it has been applied to the minerals and waste joint plan.
 Sustainability appraisal report - appendix 1, 2 and 4 - sustainability appraisal framework (pdf / 11 MB) Appendix 1 - sustainability appraisal framework.
Appendix 2 - full policy assessments.
Appendix 4 - sustainability appraisal contribution to the evolution of the vision.
 Sustainability appraisal report - appendix 3 - assessments of sites part 1 (a-f) (pdf / 9 MB) Assessment of sites and areas of search.
 Sustainability appraisal report - appendix 3 - assessment of sites part 2 (g-l) (pdf / 9 MB) Assessment of sites and areas of search.
 Sustainability appraisal - non-technical summary main report (pdf / 4 MB) Non-technical summary for the sustainability appraisal for the mineral and waste joint plan.
 Minerals and waste joint plan - habitats regulation assessment (pdf / 4 MB) HRA for publication stage.
 Strategic flood risk assessment (pdf / 20 MB)

SFRA for publication stage.

 Sustainability scoping report (pdf / 14 MB) Sets out the context for the sustainability appraisal of the minerals and waste joint plan.

Other main supporting documents

Document Details
 Duty to cooperate statement (pdf / 6 MB) Document providing summary of duty to cooperate activity which has taken place during development of the minerals and waste joint plan.
 Statement of consultation (pdf / 7 MB) Record of formal stages of consultation for the minerals and waste joint plan.
Minerals and waste development scheme - sixth review (2016) Local development scheme for the minerals and waste joint plan.
 City of York local development scheme (pdf / 7 MB) Local development scheme for City of York Council.
 North York Moors local development scheme (pdf / 459 KB) Local development scheme for North York Moors National Park.
 Equalities impact assessment - North Yorkshire County Council (pdf / 43 KB) North Yorkshire County Council equalities impact assessment for minerals and waste joint plan.
 Communities impact assessment - City of York Council (pdf / 396 KB) City of York Council's community impact assessment for the minerals and waste joint plan.
 Equalities impact assessment - North York Moors National Park Authority (pdf / 153 KB) North York Moors National Park Authority's equalities impact assessment for minerals and waste joint plan.
 North Yorkshire County Council - statement of community involvement (pdf / 845 KB) North Yorkshire County Council's statement of community involvement for minerals and waste plan.
 City of York Council - statement of community involvement (pdf / 6 MB) City of York Council's statement of community involvement.
 North York Moors National Park Authority - statement of community involvement (pdf / 552 KB) North York Moors National Park Authority's statement of community involvement.

Other proposed submission documents including documents supporting the development of the plan are available below and also on the evidence base page, which includes  proformas (pdf / 2 MB) showing the progression of policies from preferred options to publication stage and  discounted sites (pdf / 13 MB) document. You can also view further details on the sustainability appraisalstrategic flood risk assessment and habitats regulation assessment pages.

Policies map

An interactive map showing interpretation of preferred policies and site allocations is available here:

Policies map

Alternatively, see a hard copy of the policies map in the table below. The area covered by the plan is large so has been divided into different sections. See this  policies map showing the different areas (pdf / 1 MB) to help you identify the particular map you would like to look at.

Documents

Environmental and historic maps

Mineral resource maps

Preferred options document

The documents below are the documents used during the preferred option consultation and are here for information only. The documents to be considered at the publication stage are currently available on the consultation page.

Document Details
 Preferred options consultation leaflet (pdf / 2 MB) Leaflet providing background information to the preferred options consultation
 Preferred options main consultation document (pdf / 6 MB) Preferred options consultation document presenting preferred policies
 Appendices: Contents page (pdf / 7 KB) Contents page for appendices
 Appendix 1: Preferred and discounted sites (pdf / 19 MB) Appendix 1, which provides details about submitted sites and whether they have been preferred or discounted
 Appendix 2: Sites proposed for safeguarding (pdf / 15 MB) Appendix 2, which provides details about existing waste and infrastructure sites which are being proposed for safeguarding
 Appendix 3: Monitoring framework (pdf / 322 KB) Details of proposed framework to be used for monitoring implementation of policies once minerals and waste joint plan is adopted
 Appendix 4: Saved policies superseded by preferred options policies (pdf / 479 KB) Details of which current saved policies will be superseded by policies in the minerals and waste joint plan once adopted
 Summary of responses report for Preferred Options Consultation (pdf / 3 MB) Report containing a summary of all the responses received in relation to the preferred options consultation
 Authorities response to preferred options comments (Aug 2016) (pdf / 4 MB) Report containing a summary of all responses received in relation to the preferred options consultation, and the authorities response to these.

Sustainability appraisal and other assessments

Document Details
 Preferred options sustainability appraisal and other assessments leaflet (pdf / 1 MB) Overview of sustainability appraisal and other assessments done at preferred options stage
Preferred options sustainability appraisal response form
Sustainability appraisal of preferred options policies
Sustainability appraisal of sites
HRA for preferred options
SFRA for preferred options

Consultation on additional or revised sites January 2015

The minerals and waste joint plan issues and options consultation took place early in 2014, which included initial details of minerals and waste sites submitted to the authorities for consideration as to whether they were suitable for inclusion in the joint plan. One of the outcomes from the issues and options consultation were the submission of new and revised sites which have subsequently been put out for consultation in the supplementary sites document January 2015. This consultation has now closed and a summary of responses is available to view in the table below. The consultation document is available to view in the table below:

Document Details
 Supplementary sites consultation letter (Jan 2015) (pdf / 374 KB) Letter introducing supplementary sites consultation
 Supplementary sites consultation (Jan 2015) (pdf / 6 MB) Supplementary sites consultation document January 2015
 Summary of responses to supplementary sites consultation (pdf / 2 MB) Report of summary of responses to supplementary sites consultation

All of the sites will be subject to a detailed assessment using the site identification and assessment methodology which has now been finalised. There will be opportunity to comment further on the sites during the next consultation stage which will be the preferred options stage.

Minerals and waste joint plan issues and options consultation February 2014

The issues and options consultation pulled together the issues raised through the first consultation phase and from evidence gathering and sets out a range of options to address these. The consultation asked stakeholders to consider the issues and decide which is the most suitable option or options to deal with each issue. The consultation documents are available below, along with a  summary of responses report (pdf / 2 MB). The sustainability appraisal,  and habitats regulation assessment documents are accessible on their respective pages. A consultation process was also carried out in relation to these documents and a consultation outcomes report summarising the responses received and how these have been taken into account has been published on the sustainability appraisal page, alongside a finalised version of these documents.

Document Details
 Issues and options leaflet (pdf / 1 MB) Summary information about the issues and options consultation
 Issues and options consultation (pdf / 18 MB) Full document (low resolution)
 Issues and options document part 1 of 3 (pdf / 8 MB) Chapters 1 to 9 in issues and options document (high resolution)
 Issues and options document part 2 of 3 (pdf / 23 MB) Appendix 1 - mineral sites (high resolution)
 Issues and options document part 3 of 3 (pdf / 12 MB) Appendix 1 - waste sites and appendix 2 - glossary (high resolution)
 Summary of responses report for issues and options consultation (pdf / 2 MB) Report of summary of responses to issues and options consultation
 Summary of responses report including authorities response for Issues and Options consultation (pdf / 2 MB) Summary of responses report including authorities response, August 2015

Minerals and waste joint plan first consultation April 2013

The minerals and waste joint plan first consultation took place in May and June 2013. A summary of the responses received is available below.

Contact us

Please contact the Minerals and waste joint plan team and we will be pleased to help.

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