Northern Area Planning Committee - Tuesday, 26th September, 2023 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Megan Rochester  01305 224709 - Email:


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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 208 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 18th July.

Additional documents:


Registration for public speaking

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.  Guide to Public Speaking at Planning Committee


The deadline for notifying a request to speak is 8.30am on Friday 22nd September 2023.


Planning Applications

To consider the applications listed below for planning permission.


P/OUT/2021/02187- Land at E 381150 N 126745, Barnaby Mead to Bay Lane - Footpath, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 494 KB

Develop land by the erection of up to 20 No. dwellings, form vehicular access and associated infrastructure. (Outline application to determine access).


P/FUL/2022/05225- 91 Cheap Street Sherborne Dorset DT9 3LS pdf icon PDF 571 KB

Continue use of the building as a takeaway (sui generis), retain enhanced extract plant.


P/FUL/2022/03360- Priory Hospital - Former Priory Hospital, Fairfield Bungalows, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7HX pdf icon PDF 481 KB

Convert former special needs residential care home into 16 No.  flats and carry out associated external alterations, including construction of terraces and balconies. Erect cycle store.


P/FUL/2022/06061- Summerfield Farm, Butts Lane, Stour Provost, Gillingham SP8 5RU pdf icon PDF 337 KB

Erection of rural workers dwelling


P/HOU/2023/01242- River House Stalbridge Lane Sturminster Newton DT10 2JQ pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Erect first floor extension to roof and raise height, erect studio.


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.


There are not exempt items scheduled for this meeting.