Nottinghamshire and Nottingham Draft Waste Local Plan January 2022

Ended on the 4 April 2022

(2)1. Introduction

The new Waste Local Plan

1.1. Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council are preparing a new joint Waste Local Plan to provide the planning policy framework against which all proposals for new waste development will be assessed.

1.2. The Nottinghamshire and Nottingham Joint Draft Waste Local Plan will form the land use planning strategy for waste development within Nottinghamshire and Nottingham up to 2038. It will provide the basis for the determination of waste planning applications within the Plan Area. Its over-arching theme is the promotion of sustainable development and achieving the highest quality waste management facilities.

1.3. Once adopted, the new Nottinghamshire and Nottingham Waste Local Plan forms the land use planning strategy for waste development within the County up to 2038. It will provide the basis for the determination of all recycling and waste planning applications within the County and City. The new plan will, when adopted, replace the Waste Core Strategy and Local Plan.

Have your say

1.4. The purpose of this Draft Plan consultation exercise is to invite comment on the draft vision, strategic objectives, strategic policies, and waste development management policies that will guide the future development of recycling and waste facilities in Nottinghamshire and Nottingham.

1.5. We need to hear from all sections of Nottinghamshire's and Nottingham's communities about what they think about the choices. There is likely to be a wide range of views about the shape of future waste management facilities in Nottinghamshire and Nottingham It is therefore important that you let us know what you think so that your views can shape the new plan.

1.6. This document will be available for comments between 7th February and the 4th April 2022. We would encourage you to respond online to this consultation using our online consultation system as detailed below. We will handle your personal information in accordance with our data protection protocols. Responses will be made public, but personal details will be redacted.

How to make representations

1.7. If you would like to make representations on the draft Nottinghamshire and Nottingham Waste Local Plan, we would encourage you to do so online via our website at, using our interactive online representation system for efficiency of processing. However, if you are unable to make your representations you can email us your comments.

Contact us

Nottinghamshire County Council is administering the preparation of the Plan on behalf of both Councils.

Contact us Online:


By post:

Planning Policy Team

Place Department.

Nottinghamshire County Council

County Hall

West Bridgford



By Phone: 0300 500 80 80 (customer contact centre)

Please ensure that we receive your comments by 5pm on the 4th April 2022.


Alternative formats

This information can be made available in alternative formats or languages on request.

What happens next?

1.8. At the end of this consultation exercise, we will consider all comments received and will then prepare a final Plan which will be published for formal representations and then submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for examination prior to adoption.


For instructions on how to use the system and make comments, please see our help guide.
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