Western and Southern Area Planning Committee - Thursday, 30th September, 2021 10.00 am

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Contact: Denise Hunt  01305 224878 - Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence



Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registerable or non-registrable interest 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 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.

Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to by the deadline set out below.  When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.

Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.  The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Tuesday 28 September 2021.


Planning Applications

To consider the applications listed below for planning permission.


WP/18/00662/FUL - Land Off Verne Common Road and Ventnor Road, Portland pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Develop vacant land by the demolition of garage, formation of vehicular

access, erection of 25 dwellings & associated landscaping.

Additional documents:


WP/21/00021/FUL - Land West of Branscombe Road, Portland pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Erection of 4 dwellings.


P/FUL/2021/02334 - Adult education centre, 45 Dorchester Road, Weymouth pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Temporary demolition and reinstatement of a section of the existing front wall to widen entrance. Carry out repairs to wall.


WP/21/00196/FUL - Land Adjacent to Former Gatehouse West Way, Southwell Business Park, Portland pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Erection of 8 dwellings following approval of Permission in Principle application no WP/19/00162/PIP.

Committee breaks for lunch 1.00 to 2.00pm


WP/21/00111/FUL - Weymouth Railway Station, King Street, Weymouh, DT4 7BN pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Reconfiguration of station forecourt including alteration to access and parking
arrangements, formation of new vehicular exit and public realm works together with formation of pocket park linking King Street and Jubilee Retail Park.


HI1229 Custom House Quay, Weymouth - Public Realm Enhancements pdf icon PDF 434 KB

To consider a report concerning a Traffic Regulation Order.

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.