Decision details

Alleged erection of a large flue on an outbuilding. 48 Dorchester Road Stratton Dorset DT2 9RZ

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This decision is taken under delegated powers set out in Paragraph 145 of the Officer Scheme of Delegation in the Council’s constitution, which grants delegated authority to undertake all action in order to regulate any actual, perceived or potential breach of any

of the Town and Country Planning Legislation including:


(f) to determine whether or not to take and/or to cease action whether because in

his/her opinion the breach is trivial, there is insufficient demonstrable harm and/or, it

is not expedient to take / continue to take action


This authority has been delegated to me through the Local Scheme of Nomination for the Executive Director for Place.



Reasons for the decision:

The flue is visually acceptable and is not causing a nuisance in terms of smoke to neighbours. No harm.

Alternative options considered:

Formal action would likely fail as no harm being caused.

Publication date: 25/01/2023

Date of decision: 24/01/2023