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Mineral and Waste Search Enquiries

1. Introduction

2. Mineral workings

3. Waste management facilities

4. Staffordshire County Council mapping

5. How to request a bespoke minerals and waste search

6. The charge for the search

7. Useful web links

(last updated June 2017)

Introduction

We can provide information in relation to minerals and waste development including historic records, and current planning applications in the vicinity of a property or land.

Information is based on our planning records and may identify the following;

Mineral workings

  • Current planning applications for the working of minerals or related operations near to a property or land.

  • Planning permissions granted for surface and underground mineral working and related operations within the curtilage or near to a property or land together with the status of the site (e.g. active; closed; dormant; not commenced etc.)

  • Whether a property or land is located in a Mineral Safeguarding Area or is in the vicinity of an allocation for mineral working as identified in the Minerals Local Plan for Staffordshire (2015-2030).

Waste management facilities

  • Current planning applications for waste management facilities or disposal sites near to a property or land.

  • Planning permissions granted for waste management facilities or disposal sites near to a property or land together with the status of the site (e.g. active; closed, etc.)

Please note: We do not hold planning records prior to 1947.

Staffordshire County Council mapping

The location of mineral sites and waste management facilities together with other environmental information in Staffordshire is freely available from our on-line Planning and Development Mapping Service

How to request a bespoke minerals and waste search

We prefer to receive your request by e-mail to planning@staffordshire.gov.uk

Please include: in the subject heading - Mineral/Waste Search: your name and the address of the property or land; and, include a location plan of the property or land (1:2500 scale or similar)

Alternatively you can write to:

Planning Policy and Development Control,
Staffordshire County Council,
2 Staffordshire Place,
Tipping Street,
Stafford,
ST16 2DH.
Tel: 01785 277278

Again, please include: in the subject heading - Mineral/Waste Search: your name and the address of the property or land; and, include a location plan of the property or land (1:2500 scale or similar)

The charge for the search

There is a charge for the search payable to ‘Staffordshire County Council’ before a reply will be sent.  For the latest charge please refer to our A to Z of Planning – ‘C’ for ‘Charges and fees for planning related services’.

If you require a hard copy reply an additional photocopying and postage charge will be payable.

Please note: Whilst every effort is made to obtain historical records these may not be available in all cases and you will be advised at the time of your enquiry.

Useful web links

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