North Yorkshire Minerals Plan examination
Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site in North Yorkshire, 5 February 2018. Photo: Eddie Thornton
This page has links (in red) to DrillOrDrop reports on the Examination in Public of the North Yorkshire Draft Minerals and Wast Joint Plan.
The plan will set policy to inform decisions on planning applications by North Yorkshire County Council, the North York Moors National Park Authority and the City of York.
The inspector at the hearing, Elizabeth Ord, is required to rule on whether the draft plan is sound.
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