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Minerals and Waste Development Scheme for the Local Plan

The Minerals and Waste Development Scheme (MWDS) sets out the programme for preparing and monitoring the Cumbria's Minerals and Waste Local Plan. 

The most recent Minerals and Waste Development Scheme came into effect on 1st August 2016 and covered the time period 2015-2017. It can be viewed/downloaded via the web-link at the bottom of this page.

The County Council is now at the early stages of preparing a new Minerals and Waste Development Scheme.

Minerals and Waste Development Scheme 2015-2017 [Pdf - 0.4mb]