Northern Area Planning Committee - Tuesday, 16th May, 2023 12.00 pm

Venue: Stour Hall - The Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1FH. View directions

Contact: Megan Rochester  01305 224709 - Email:


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.



Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registerable or non-registerable 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.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 255 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 11th April.


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 8.30am on Friday 12th May.


Planning Applications

To consider the applications listed below for planning permission.


P/VOC/2022/05646- Frogmore Lane, Sixpenny Handley pdf icon PDF 337 KB

Residential development comprising 7 new dwellings with

ancillary car parking. (As amended 25/02/21 by Flood Risk

Assessment and Surface Water Strategy and revisions to

Plot 1). (Variation of Condition Nos. 2 and 10 of Planning

Permission No. P/VOC/2022/02389 to substitute approved plans for a revised layout, and revised house and garage types and designs).



P/FUL/2022/06898- Enterprise Park, Piddlehinton pdf icon PDF 393 KB

Demolish units 36,40 & 45 and erect 3 no. blocks of industrial units (9-22)  for B2, B8 & E class use.


P/FUL/2022/07038- Old Post Office House Church Road Bradford Abbas Dorset DT9 6RF pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Change of use of part of building (former Post Office) from mixed use to residential accommodation.


P/FUL/2022/07513- Frog Lane Farm, Motcombe pdf icon PDF 383 KB

Retain the change of use of existing agricultural building to allow the cutting and preparation of building stone, including the siting of a steel container & generator.


P/2022/00536- Land at Lower Blandford Road, Shaftesbury Dorset pdf icon PDF 541 KB

Erection of upto 7 dwellings with associated highway and drainage infrastructure and landscaping (outline application to determine access only).


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.