Towards a Minerals Local Plan for Derbyshire and Derby

Towards a Strategy for Safeguarding Minerals Infrastructure

Duty to Cooperate

4          Duty to Co-operate

4.1       National Planning Practice Guidance sets out that in planning for minerals extraction, planning authorities are expected to co-operate with other authorities and public bodies on strategic matters that cover cross boundary issues.

4.2       We have liaised with and will continue to liaise with mineral operators and district and borough planning authorities to gather information regarding the location of current mineral related infrastructure and to develop jointly the most appropriate strategy for safeguarding minerals related infrastructure.