Dorset Council - Western and Southern Area Planning Committee
Thursday, 3rd December, 2020 10.00 am

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Contact: Denise Hunt  01305 224878 - Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence



Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 5 November 2020.

Additional documents:


Public Participation

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

Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.

Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to by the deadline set out below.  When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.

Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.  The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Tuesday 1 December 2020.


Planning Applications

To consider the applications listed below for planning permission


WP/19/01016/FUL - St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, Weymouth, DT4 9PJ pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Demolition of the existing church and erection of 18 flats (including at least 6 affordable units) with associated external amenity space and parking spaces.

Additional documents:


WD/D/20/002313 - Land at Whites Meadow, Mosterton pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Modification/discharge of planning obligations on section 106 dated 5th April 2016 (linked to planning application WD/D/14/002887).


WD/D/20/001420 - Lyme Regis Harbour, The Cobb, Lyme Regis pdf icon PDF 250 KB

Extension and repairs to existing slipway and extension of existing boat storage.


WD/D/20/001014 - Creek Caravan Park, Fishers Place, Ringstead, Dorchester, DT2 8NG pdf icon PDF 520 KB

Station 40 caravans - Variation of conditions 1 and 2 and removal of conditions 3 and 4 of planning permission 207358 (extending the season).

Committee Breaks for Lunch 1.00 - 2.00pm


Update Report - Enforcement Action - Homestead Farm, Main Street, Bothenhampton, Bridport, DT6 4BJ pdf icon PDF 583 KB

Breach of planning: Demolition of original farmhouse and erection of a dwelling not in accordance with planning approval WD/D/17/002888 as amended via the approved non material amendment approvals WD/D/19/000355/NMA & WD/D/19/000624/NMA.

Additional documents:


WP/20/00477/FUL - Adult Education Centre, 45 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, DT4 7JT pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Demolition of existing single storey modular building, glazed link corridor and privacy wall, change of use of existing property from office use to residential use on first and second floors, erect two storey residential children's home, installation of boundary fencing and railings and alterations to vehicle access and gates.


Appeals Summary pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To inform members of notified appeals and appeal decisions and take them

into account as a material consideration in the Area Planning Committee's

future decisions.


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.