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Joint minerals and waste development plan documents for the Tees Valley

We adopted the joint development plan documents on 15 September 2011.

Along with the four other authorities in the Tees Valley:

  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees

They set out planning policies and site allocations for mineral waste developments. It is in effect until 2026.

Minerals and waste developments

The minerals and waste core Strategy DPD contains the:

  • long term spatial vision
  • strategic policies

This DPD identifies sites for minerals and waste development.

It provides policies used to assess minerals and waste planning applications.

The DPD’s cover the Boroughs of:

  • Darlington
  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • parts of Redcar and Cleveland that are not in the North York Moors National Park.

Preparation for the DPD’s involved consultation and formal examination. An Inspector chosen by the Secretary of State carried out the inspection. The inspector stated the DPD’s satisfy legal requirements and meet the Government’s criteria for soundness.

Mineral and waste documents

Background documents