Guidance

Implementing planning requirements of the EU Waste Framework Directive

This publication was withdrawn on 20 October 2014

This has been superceded by new waste planning practice guidance published on 16 October 2014.

Guidance for local planing authorities to ensure compliance with the EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC).

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Guidance for local planning authorities on implementing planning requirements of the EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC)

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The Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC) (‘the Directive’) provides an overarching legislative framework for the management of waste across Europe. This guidance note provides advice on the measures required by local planning authorities to ensure compliance with the directive.

This guidance is aimed primarily at waste planning authorities, but it highlights the main legal and policy provisions of relevance to all planning authorities, and the action we expect them to take to assist them in ensuring compliance with the directive.

It should be read alongside the government’s planning policy for waste management, currently set out in Planning Policy Statement 10 and its companion guide.