Dorset Council - Place Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 30th January, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room A/B, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1EE

Contact: Lindsey Watson  01305 252209 - Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on 24 October 2019 and 13 January 2020.

Additional documents:


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Urgent Items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.


Review of Place Enforcement Activities pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider a report of the Head of Community and Public Protection to agree the scope of a review of Place enforcement activities.


Policy Review Update - Presentation

To receive a presentation from the Executive Director of Place in respect of the review of policies in the Place area for Dorset Council.


Dog Control Enforcement Activity pdf icon PDF 118 KB

To consider a report of the Head of Community and Public Protection.  The committee is invited to provide views to officers to help inform the review of enforcement activities and shape the Dog Warden service.


Single Use Plastic Policy pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To consider a report of the Environment Advice Manager.

Additional documents:


Community Safety Plan 2020 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider a report of the Community Safety Manager (Adults and Housing) to assist in the development of an effective Community Safety Plan for Dorset.


Quarterly Complaints Update - Place pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider a quarterly update report on complaints (Place).


Place Scrutiny Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To review the Place Scrutiny Committee Forward Plan (attached)


To review the Cabinet Forward Plan (click on link below to view):


To review recent Cabinet decisions (click on links below to view):

5 November 2019

10 December 2019

28 January 2020



Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.


Reinstating essential highway maintenance activities and investing in highway infrastructure assets - Exempt

To consider an exempt report of the Head of Highways.  NOT FOR PUBLICATION