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Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire

Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire (2018 - 2032)

The County Council adopted the Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire (2018 – 2032) on the 20th March 2020. It replaces in full the previously adopted Gloucestershire Minerals Local Plan (1997 – 2006).

The following documents have been made available to meet the requirements of Local Planning Regulations:

Electronic access and hard copies of these documents are normally available at various locations throughout Gloucestershire. However, some restrictions applying at present in light of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Please check local information before making arrangements to visit. Information about the normal places and times you can access documents can be found here at adoption inspection locations.

All site allocations for future mineral working, safeguarded mineral resource and infrastructure areas and other spatially-represented local plan policies can be found on the Policies (Proposals) Map.

The Inspector’s Report for the Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire (2018 – 2032) Examination was published in January 2020. It can be found here:- Inspectors Report for Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire (2018 – 2032)


The examination for the Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire (2018 – 2032) took place during 2019. All documents related to the examination can be accessed via the following links:


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