Adoption Statement


Notification under Regulations 26 and 35 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended)


Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended)


In accordance with the above regulations, notice is hereby given that the Minerals & Waste Joint Plan 2015–2030 and accompanying Policies Map was formally adopted by North Yorkshire County Council on date month 2022. This replaces in full the North Yorkshire Minerals Local Plan and the North Yorkshire Waste Local Plan.


The Minerals & Waste Joint Plan 2015 – 2030 was the subject of an independent examination conducted by Elizabeth Ord, Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State. The examination included public hearing sessions between January 2018 and February 2019. The Inspectors’ Report was issued on date month 2022 and concluded that the Joint Plan is sound and legally compliant, subject to the Inspectors’ main modifications pursuant to Section 20(5) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.


The adopted Minerals & Waste Joint Plan 2015–2030 (month 2022) incorporates all the main modifications set out in the appendix to the Inspectors’ Report, as well as the Authority’s additional minor modifications to the Submission Plan. The adopted Minerals & Waste Joint Plan 2015–2030, Policies Map, Adoption Statement and Sustainability Appraisal Report can be viewed on the Authority’s website at:




The Minerals and Waste Joint Plan 2015-2030 and accompanying documents can be viewed at the Authority’s Offices at County Hall, Racecourse Lane, Northallerton DL7 8AH by appointment only. Copies will also be placed in local libraries (subject to any restrictions that may be in place).


Any person aggrieved by the adoption of the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan 2015-2030 may make an application to the High Court, under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, on the grounds that the document is not within the appropriate power of the local planning authority and/or a procedural requirement has not been complied with. Any such application must be made not later than date month 2022 (six weeks from the date of adoption). For further information, please contact the Planning Services by email  or by telephone on 01609 780780.