Strategic and Technical Planning Committee - Friday, 24th March, 2023 9.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ. View directions


No. Item


Agenda Front Page pdf icon PDF 201 KB



To receive any apologies for absence.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2022.


Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interests as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct. In making their disclosure councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.

If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.



Public Participation

Members of the public wishing to speak to the Committee on a planning application should notify the Democratic Services Officer listed on the front of this agenda. This must be done no later than two clear working days before the meeting. Please refer to the Guide to Public Speaking at Planning Committee.  GuidanceforspeakingatPlanningCommittee.doc.pdf (


The deadline for notifying a request to speak is 5pm Tuesday 21st March 2023


Application No: WP/20/00692/DCC - Portland Port, Castletown, Portland, DT5 1PP pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Construction of an energy recovery facility with ancillary

buildings and works including administrative facilities,

gatehouse and weighbridge, parking and circulation

areas, cable routes to ship berths and existing off-site

electrical sub-station, with site access through Portland

Port from Castletown.

Additional documents:


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.



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.