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Adopted Waste Local Plan

3 November 2017

The Essex and Southend-on-Sea Waste Local Plan was adopted by Essex County Council on 11 July and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council on 19 October 2017. The Plan is now part of the development plan in Essex and waste planning decisions must be taken in line with the Plan, subject to other material considerations. 
 
·       Adopted Waste Local Plan
We apologise for the delay in publishing the Adopted Waste Local Plan.
·       Policies map
·       Adoption statement
 
In accordance with Section 26 of the Town and County Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012, the Waste Local Plan, the adoption statement and the Inspector’s Report on the Examination of the Development Plan Document are available to view at all Essex district/borough/city council offices and at all Essex and Southend-on-Sea libraries (please contact each directly for individual opening hours). 
 
The above listed documents, as well as the Sustainability Appraisal and the Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement, can be viewed from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm by appointment at County Hall, Chelmsford via 03330 139 808 and at the Civic Centre, Southend via debeeskinner@southend.gov.uk or 01702 215408.
 
Inspectors Report
 
The Councils received the final report from the Inspector, Mrs Kath Ellison, who has carried out the independent examination of the Waste Local Plan in June 2017. The Inspector recommended main modifications to the Plan, and finds that, with these modifications, the Plan satisfies the legal requirements and meets the criteria for soundness.  The Inspector confirmed that the duty to co-operate has been met in the preparation of the Plan and the requirements for sustainability appraisal.
 
 
 
Examination in Public- Evidence Documents 
 
The modification documents, examination documents, submission documents and supporting evidence base can be viewed and downloaded using the links in the box below:
 
 
 
 
Appointment of Inspector
In accordance with section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) Inspector Kath Ellison BA MPHIL MRTPI has been appointed to conduct the examination to determine whether the Replacement Waste Local Plan is sound.
 
Programme Officer
The examination process is administered by the Programme Officer, Claire Jones-Hughes. Mrs Jones-Hughes is independent from the Councils, and reports directly to the Inspector. Any correspondence or queries relating to the Examination should be directed towards the Programme Officer:
 
Address:  Banks Solutions (Brighton), 6 Brading Road, Brighton, BN2 3PD
Email: bankssolutionsuk@gmail.com Tel: 01273 381518 / 07737 786 425
 
For further information relating to the Replacement Waste Local Plan itself, please contact the Waste Planning Team on 03330 139 808 during office hours, Monday to Friday or email: mineralsandwastepolicy@essex.gov.uk
 
MODIFICATIONS CONSULTATION DOCUMENTS
 
Includes documents which formed the Modifications Consultation
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INSPECTOR'S EXAMINATION DOCUMENTS  
The information in this category is produced by the Inspector and includes agendas, reports, the examination programme etc:
 
 
COUNCIL EXAMINATION DOCUMENTS  
Includes information and documents added to the examination evidence base post submission, as requested by the Inspector:
 
 
RESPONDENTS' EXAMINATION DOCUMENTS  
Includes information from Pre-Submission engagement respondents, received by Essex County Council post submission:
 
 
STATEMENT OF COMMON GROUND DOCUMENTS 
Statements of Common Ground which have been agreed after the Submission of the Replacement Waste Local Plan 
 
 
CORE DOCUMENTS 
 
Documents submitted to the Secretary of State:

CD 1 - Replacement Waste Local Plan Pre-Submission Draft - March 2016

CD 1A - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix A - Policy Context - March 2016 

CD 1B - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix B - Allocated Sites - Development Principle - March 2016 

CD 1C - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix C - Development Excluded from Safeguarding Provisions - March 2016

CD1D - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix D - Summary of Site Identification and Assessment Methodology - March 2016

CD1E - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix E - Areas of Search - Development Principles Part 1 - March 2016

CD1F - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix E - Areas of Search - Development Principles Part 2 - March 2016

CD1G - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix F - Glossary - March 2016

CD1H - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix G - Roles and Responsibilities - March 2016

CD1I - Pre-Submission Draft Appendix H - Policy Schedule - March 2016

CD 3 - Submission Policies Map - June 2016

CD 4 - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report - February 2016

CD 4A - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment  - Environmental Report Annex A (Plans and Programmes)-  February 2016

CD 4B - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report  Annex B (Baseline Information) - February 2016

CD 4C - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report  Annex C (Sustainability Framework and Site Pro Forma) - February 2016

CD 4D - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report  Annex D (Audit trail of Alternatives) - February 2016

CD 4E - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report  Annex E (Consultation Responses) - February  2016

CD 4F - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report  Annex F (Quality Assurance Check-list) - February 2016

CD 5 - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Report Non-Technical Summary - February 2016

CD 6 - Statement of Consultation Regulation 22 (1) (C) - June 2016

CD 7 - Public Notice - Submission of Replacement Waste Local Plan

CD 8 - Schedule of all representations received at Pre-Submission Draft Engagement stage - June 2016

 
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS 
Information within these documents has contributed towards the preparation of the Replacement Waste Local Plan:
 

SD 1 - ECC Minerals and Waste Development Scheme - May 2016

SD 2 - SBC Local Development Scheme 2015

SD 3 - ECC Statement of Community Involvement - September 2015

SD 4 - ECC Statement of Community Involvement - December 2012

SD 5 - ECC Statement of Community Involvement - October 2009

SD 6 - SBC Statement of Community Involvement - 2013

SD 7 - SBC Statement of Community Involvement - 2009  

SD 8 - Minerals and Waste Annual Monitoring Report: 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015

SD 9 - Equality Impact Assessment on the Replacement Waste Local Plan Pre Submission Draft - March 2016  

SD 10 - Duty to Cooperate Report - June 2016

SD 11 - Duty to Cooperate Report - March 2016

SD 12 - Duty to Cooperate Report - October 2014 (published June 2015)

SD 13 - Habitat Regulations Assessments - January 2016

SD 14 - Habitat Regulations Assessments - Schedule of Recommendations 2015 & 2016 - January 2016

SD 15A - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment December 2015 - Part A

SD 15B - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment December 2015 - Part B

SD 15C - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment December 2015 - Part C

SD 15D - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Figure 1  (Main Rivers and HFM) - December 2015

SD 15E - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Figure 2  (Flood Map) - December 2015

SD 15F - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Figure 3  (Upated flood map for surface water) - December 2015

SD 15G - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Figure 4  (Areas susceptible to ground water flooding) - December 2015

SD 15H - Strategic Flood Risk Asssessment - Figure 5  (Sewer flooding records) - December 2015

SD 15I - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Figure 6  (Flood warning areas) - December 2015

SD 16 - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - December 2015

SD 16A - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - Proformas A - December 2015

SD 16B - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - Proformas B - December 2015

SD 16C - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - Proformas C - December 2015

SD 16D - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - Proformas D - December 2015

SD 16E - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - Proformas E - December 2015

SD 16F - Site Assessment, Methodology and Selection Report - Pre Submission Draft - Proformas F - December 2015

SD 17A - Areas of Search Report - December 2015

SD 17B - Areas of Search Proformas Compendium - December 2015

SD 18A - Outcomes Report: Revised Preferred Approach - December 2015

SD 18B - Outcomes Report: Site Assessment and Methodology - December 2015

SD 18C - Outcomes Report: Areas of Search Assessment and Methodology - December 2015

SD 19A - Waste Water Treatment Paper - June 2014 - Part A

SD 19B - Waste Water Treatment Paper - June 2014 - Part B

SD 19C - Waste Water Treatment Paper - June 2014 - Part C

SD 20 - Topic Paper 1 -  Waste Capacity Gap Update - December 2015

SD 21 - Waste Capacity Gap Report - September 2014

SD 22 - Waste Capacity Gap Report - Addendum November 2014

SD 23 - Waste Capacity Gap Report Non-Technical Summary - February 2015

SD 24 - Topic Paper 2  - Other Land Investigation - December 2015

SD 25 - Essex Minerals Local Plan - July 2014

SD 26 - Essex Minerals Local Plan - Policies Map - July 2014

SD 27 - ECC Cabinet minutes - February 2016

SD 28 - SBC Cabinet minutes - January 2016

SD 29 - Soundness Self-Assessment Checklist

SD 30 - Legal Compliance Checklist

SD 31 - Matrix of Internal Consistency - June 2016

SD 32A - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Scoping Report -February 2015

SD 32B - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Scoping Report - Annex A Plans and Programmes - February 2015

SD 32C - Sustainability Appraisal & Strategic Environmental Assessment - Scoping Report - Annex B Baseline Information - February 2015

SD 33 - Planning for Waste Management Facilities - A Research Study, ODPM, 2004

SD 34 - Review of deliverability constraints associated with the use of industrial estates for waste management facilities - October 2014

SD 35 - Statement of Representations Procedure for Pre Submission Draft - March 2016  

 

PREVIOUS WASTE LOCAL PLAN CONSULTATION DOCUMENTS 
This category includes the main Replacement Waste Local Plan documents which were consulted on throughout each stage of the plan preparation process, including the Issues and Options, Preferred Approach, Revised Preferred Approach and Additional Site Consultation stages:

PWP 1 - Waste Development Document - Issues and Options Paper - October 2010

PWP 2 - Waste Development Document - Issues and Options Errata & Classfications - October 2010

PWP 3 - Waste Development Document - Preferred Approach - November 2011

PWP 4 - Waste Development Document - Preferred Approach Appendices A to C - November 2011

 
NATIONAL POLICY & GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS  
These documents include policy statements, reports and guidance that are or have been relevant to the waste plan preparation process in England:
 
 
WASTE PLANNING AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS    
These documents include Essex County Council and Southend on Sea Borough Council’s plans and strategies that have been relevant to the preparation of the Replacement Waste Local Plan: