Minerals and waste local plan

6. Examination

The Inspector

The Planning Inspectorate appointed Stephen Normington to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of Buckinghamshire County Council's Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

The inspector considered the soundness of the submitted plan based on the criteria set out in paragraph 182 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) (March 2012).

The inspector also took into account the representations submitted on the plan at proposed submission stage and the discussions that took place during the hearing session.

On 5 June 2019 the Inspector issued the final report into the local plan, including the necessary modification to make the plan sound.

Inspectors Report and Appendix

It is now the responsibility of the council to consider the proposed modifications and proceed to the adoption of the Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

It will be considered by cabinet at its meeting on 8 July 2019 and then go to full council at its meeting on 25 July 2019 to agree adoption.


Hearing sessions venue and timetable

Hearing sessions were held on Monday 24 of September 2018 in the Olympic Room of The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8FF.

A programme for the hearing sessions was produced together with the Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions. The Matters, Issues and Questions formed the basis of the discussions at the hearing sessions along with any written statements representatives submitted in accordance with the guidance notes.

Hearing session agenda - day 1
Hearing session agenda - day 2


Written statements

The following Written Statements were received in response to the Inspector's Matters, Issues & Questions.

Matter 1 - BCC
Matter 2 - BCC
Matter 3 - BCC
Matter 3 - Cemex
Matter 3 - DK Symes for William Boyer & Sons & Mrs Dutfield
Matter 3 - Firstplan for Quattro UK
Matter 3 - Savills for Mr Gurney
Matter 4 - BCC
Matter 5 - BCC
Matter 6 - BCC
Matter 7 - BCC
Matter 7 - Firstplan for Quattro UK
Matter 7 - SLR Consulting for Veolia
Matter 7 - Wycombe District Council
Matter 8 - BCC
Matter 8 - DK Symes for William Boyer & Sons & Mrs Dutfield
Matter 9 - BCC
Matter General Written Statement - Aylesbury Vale DC
Matter General Written Statement - Chiltern  South Bucks Authorities


Examination documents

BCC section 20(7c) letter
Notice of public hearing
Summary and analysis of representation addendum
Inspector's Post Hearing Note 9 October 2018
Inspector's Modifications Note 


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Last updated: 10 November 2020

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