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Joint waste plan

What is the Joint Waste Plan?

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

Joint Waste Local Plan 2004 (pdf 1.6mb opens in new window)

Joint Waste Local Plan Map 2004 (pdf 9.9mb opens in new window)

The Government issued a Direction which lists those policies from the adopted Local Plans that are ‘saved’ beyond 27 September 2007. Any policies not listed in the Direction (the letter below) have now expired.

Joint Waste Local Plan– Saved Policies Direction (pdf 258kb opens in new window)

The new Joint Waste Plan 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 Plan with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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What is the timescale for completing the Joint Waste Plan?

Please see Hull City Council's website to see timescales for the Plan's preparation:

Hull City Council website (external website)

Certain stages have already been undertaken:

  • Issues and Options – Complete 2008
  • Second Issues and Options - February - March 2012

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

Work on developing the evidence base of current sites and projected need for the Preferred Approach is currently underway.

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Can I view previous consultations for the Joint Waste 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 JWP 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 Plan.

Joint Waste Plan consultation page (external website)

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

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

JWP 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 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 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 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 Plan, please contact Hull City Council's planning team: 

Hull City Council website (external website)


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