Dorset Council - Western and Southern Area Planning Committee
Thursday, 14th November, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Rooms A&B,, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ (DT1 1EE for sat nav). View directions

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 126 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2019.


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.


Planning Applications

To consider the applications listed below for planning permission


WP/19/00476/FUL - Site of 8-10 Dorchester Road, Weymouth pdf icon PDF 295 KB

Demolish existing dwellings and erect 3 no. blocks of flats (31 flats in total) with car parking, cycle and refuse storage.


WD/D/19/000613 - Land to north and west of Cockroad Lane, Beaminster pdf icon PDF 648 KB

Erect up to 58 dwellings, amenity space, landscaping, informal public open space, and children’s play area. Demolition of agricultural structures (outline).


WP/19/00370/FUL & WP/19/00371/LBC - Maiden Street Methodist Church, Maiden Street, Weymouth pdf icon PDF 334 KB

WP/19/00370/FUL - Reconstruction and change of use of church to 25 No. apartments and remedial works to existing house.


WP/19/00371/LBC - Internal & external alterations to facilitate the reconstruction & change of use of church to 25 no. apartments and remedial works to existing house.


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.