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Joint waste local plan

What is the Joint Waste Local Plan?

The Joint Waste Local Plan will provide waste planning policies for Hull and the East Riding. It will replace the existing Joint Waste Local Planwhich was adopted in November 2004 and will:

  • allocate specific sites for waste management use;
  • provide policies against which waste management proposals on non-allocated sites will be judged;
  • set out the context for requiring a site waste management plan in new developments;
  • protect sensitive environments from harmful waste management development.

Hull City Council is leading on production of the Joint Waste Local Plan with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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What is the timescale for completing the Joint Waste Local Plan?

The latest timetable for producing the Joint Waste Local Plan is as follows:

Issues and Options – Complete 2008
Second Issues and Options - February - March 2012
Preferred Approach – Expected Winter 2012
Publication – Expected Summer 2013
Submission – Expected Winter 2013
Examination – Expected Spring 2014
Adoption – Expected Summer 2014

See also Hull City Council’s website for further details:

Hull City Council website (external website)

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What is the latest stage in preparing the Joint Waste Local Plan?

Work on developing the evidence base of current sites and projected need for the Preferred Approach is currently underway, taking into account the revocation of the RSS, the issuing of the NPPF and the impact of the new Joint Waste Contract.


Can I view previous consultations for the Joint Waste Local Plan?

Yes. A second Issues and Options consultation paper was published in Spring 2012. An initial consultation was carried out in 2008, but due to a number of factors, work on the JWLP was suspended. Since then there have been a number of changes, including significantly improved municipal recycling rates and an overall fall in waste arisings, and it was appropriate to re-consult on Issues and Options.

To view the document and comments put forward, please click on the link below. Please note that this will take you to Hull City Council's website as they are the lead authority for preparing the Joint Waste Local Plan.

Joint Waste Local Plan consultation page (external website)

A copy of the document and a summary are available to download below.

JWLP Issues and Options 2012 (pdf 559kb opens in new window)

JWLP Issues and Options 2012 Summary (pdf 437kb opens in new window)

A previous Issues and Options document was consulted on in 2008. This was the first stage in preparing the Joint Waste Local Plan in which the public could comment on the aims and objectives of the document, the suitability of sites for waste management use, waste planning applications and the use of site waste management plans.

Joint Waste Local Plan Issues and Options – download version (pdf 780kb opens in new window)

Sustainability Appraisal (pdf 5.3mb opens in new window)

The consultation period ended on 22 May 2008.  The file below sets out the comments received through the Issues and Options consultation, together with officer responses.

Comments on the Joint Waste Local Plan Issues and Options consultation (pdf 527kb opens in new window)

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How can I get involved?

To be involved and informed of progress on the Joint Waste Local Plan, please register on our consultation website. This website is also where you can view the latest Local Plan documents and comment during periods of consultation.

Local Plan Consultation website (external East Riding website)


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