- We produce minerals and waste planning policy with Portsmouth and Southampton City Councils and local National Park Authorities.
- We determine planning applications for mineral and waste management developments and County Council proposals such as schools.
- We monitor (and enforce when required) mineral and waste management sites to ensure compliance with plans and to control unauthorised development.
- We determine applications for land drainage consent that affect the flow of ordinary watercourses.
- We undertake planning and coordinate funding for infrastructure as well as other planning-related policy and strategy preparation.
- We respond to national planning and Local Plan consultations.
08/10/14 Updated Oil & Gas FAQs published
An update to the On-shore oil and gas FAQ 3 MB (Frequently Asked Questions) has been published. This includes information on the forthcoming work on this issue. Other FAQs on mineral and waste topics as well as general planning issues can be found on the Minerals & Waste Topics and Issues webpage.
09/09/14 Hampshire Minerals and Waste Development Scheme adopted
Revisions to the Hampshire Minerals and Waste Development Scheme have been approved by the County Council. The Development Scheme provides a timetable for the production of the planning policy work related to the Hampshire Minerals & Waste Plan. This includes the timetables for the emerging Oil and Gas and Minerals and Waste Safeguarding guidance documents which are planned.
11/07/14 Oil and gas development in Hampshire event report published
Hampshire County Council, together with its partner mineral planning authorities (Southampton City Council, Portsmouth City Council and the New Forest National Park Authority held an event to discuss oil and gas development in Hampshire on 5 June 2014. The purpose of the event was to clarify the roles of the planning and regulation authorities and to discuss what may be expected should planning applications come forward in the future. It also addressed issues of concern associated with oil and gas development, and in particular the fracking process raised by Hampshire's local communities and interest groups. A dedicated oil and gas development webpage for the event is available which includes the presentations from the day as well as the summary report prepared on the main outcomes and recommendations has now been published.
Comment on an application (open for consultation)
Decisions (on those that have been recently determined but not including those subject to a legal agreement)
Find out more about oil and gas extraction in Hampshire (including the technique of 'fracking') in the Onshore Oil & Gas FAQs 3 MB
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