Waste and minerals

The council works jointly with East Sussex County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority in the production of waste and minerals planning policy documents.

East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Local Plan

The Waste and Minerals Local Plan (WMLP) is the name for the planning documents that together form the statutory Local Plan for waste and minerals development in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex.

These are:

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The authorities are reviewing some of the policies in the adopted Waste and Minerals Local Plan.

A consultation on draft revised policies took place in summer 2020. The responses to this consultation have been analysed and following further evidence gathering work, a proposed submission version of the revised policy document has been published for public consultation until 4 January 2022. 

You can get more information and details on how to respond to the consultation on the authorities’ joint Consultation Portal.

You can get more information on waste and minerals planning in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex from East Sussex County Council. 

Contact us

If you have a question about any aspect of the WMLP, please write to: Planning Policy, Brighton & Hove City Council, Hove Town Hall, Hove BN3 3BQ.

You can also send an email to wasteandmineralsdf@eastsussex.gov.uk.