The Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton Minerals and Waste Local Plan was adopted in December 1998. This replaced the Hampshire Minerals Local Plan (adopted in 1987). It contains detailed policies for the control of minerals and waste development and identifies preferred sites to provide for the minerals and waste development requirements in Hampshire Portsmouth and Southampton to the year 2001. There is also Supplementary Planning Guidance in the form of two Development Briefs for Bramshill Plateau (1998) and Ringwood Forest (2000).
The Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton Minerals and Waste Local Plan was mostly superseeded by the Core Strategy in 2007, but there were some site specific policies that were retained until the Hampshire Mineral and Waste Plan was adopted on 15 October 2013. Those policies were: