Issue details

Approval for submission of Minerals and Waste Local Plan (MWLP)

·     To consider and agree the schedule of suggested main modifications and minor changes (Appendix A) to the Herefordshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan (MWLP or ‘the Plan’) development plan document (DPD) (see background papers), which have been produced following the completion of the pre-submission publication period, consideration of duly made representations and subsequent discussions with statutory undertakers; and

·     to refer the MWLP, together with the schedule of suggested main modifications and minor changes, to Council with a recommendation that these, along with the Plan’s supporting documents (including updates as necessary),  be submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination, in accordance with section 20(1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) and regulation 22 of the Town and County Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended); and

·     to consider and agree the granting of delegated authority to officers of the council (and their appointed consultants) who will attend the examination to discuss and agree modifications to the MWLP with the Planning Inspector, so that there are no unnecessary delays to the examination process and to recommend the approval of such delegated powers to Council.


Decision type: Budget and policy framework

Decision status: Recommend Forward to Council

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/07/2021

Decision due: 23 September 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place (Historic)

Contact: Victoria Eaton, Senior planning officer Email: Tel: 01432 260146.


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