Issue details

Adoption of Minerals and Waste Joint Plan

Purpose of Report: A new plan to guide planning decisions about minerals and waste in York until 2030 will be considered by Executive.

The Executive will be asked to adopt the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan, which sets out planning policies for minerals and waste developments as well as providing protection for residents, businesses and the environment when plans are considered.

City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North York Moors National Park Authority have prepared the plan, following a decision to work together in 2013.

Since then, much work has taken place, including extensive public consultation and a public examination of the plan by a government Planning Inspector. Modifications recommended by the Inspector have been incorporated into the plan following further consultation.

The Executive will be asked to note the authority has now received the Planning Inspector’s report, which says that the plan satisfies all requirements and is sound. As a result, the Executive will be asked to recommend to Full Council adoption
of the plan.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/02/2022

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 17/03/22 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Kirstin Clow, Interim Head of Strategic Forward Planning Email:, Neil Ferris, Corporate Director, Place Email: Tel: 01904 55 1448.

Consultation process

All relevant members, officers and interested parties.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: EIA will be considered as part of the report.


Agenda items


  • Adoption of Minerals and Waste Joint Plan  


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