Issues and Preferred Options Document for the South London Waste Plan

Closed 22 Dec 2019

Opened 31 Oct 2019


This is an Issues and Preferred Options consultation document for the development of a new South London Waste Plan, a joint plan covering the London Boroughs of Sutton, Croydon, Merton and Kingston for the period 2021-2036.

The South London Waste Plan will set out policies and safeguard sites for waste facilities across the four boroughs, and will be used for the determination of planning applications relating to waste facilities.

The document provides a number of updates to the currently adopted Waste Plan. The questions in this survey are repeated in the document to act as prompts for the consultation process.

Why We Are Consulting

The four boroughs are required to consult on the draft plan to meet the requirements of Regulation 18 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. Each borough is running its own simultaneous consultation.

What Happens Next

The four boroughs covered by the draft plan will review all representations received and produce an updated draft plan, which following further consultation will be submitted to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for approval.


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