Waste planning framework

Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council jointly prepare Minerals and Waste development plans, which cover the geographical areas of Wiltshire County and Swindon Borough.

Wiltshire and Swindon waste core strategy 2006-26

In July 2009, Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council adopted the Waste Core Strategy Development Plan Document (DPD). The Waste Core Strategy sets out the spatial vision, key objectives and overall principles for the development of sustainable waste management facilities up to 2026.

Wiltshire and Swindon waste development control policies

In September 2009, Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council adopted the Waste Development Control Policies Development Plan Document (DPD). The DPD sets out generic development control policies to assist with the process of determining planning applications for new or expanded waste management facilities.

Wiltshire and Swindon waste site allocations local plan

In February 2013, Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council formally adopted the Waste Site Allocations Local Plan. The Plan provides detailed local expression to the adopted Waste Core Strategy in terms of the identification of sites that the Councils consider will be required in order to meet the forecasts of demand for new waste management capacity across Wiltshire and Swindon.

Further information and related documents

For further information regarding the Waste Development Framework and related documents to the above Plans; including the Waste Site Allocations Local Plan, adoption statements, Inspector’s Reports, Sustainability Appraisals and Monitoring Reports, please go to the Wiltshire Council website.

For enquiries relating to waste planning policy in Wiltshire and Swindon, please e-mail mineralsandwastepolicy@wiltshire.gov.uk




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