Western and Southern Area Planning Committee - Thursday, 19th January, 2023 10.00 am

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

Contact: Elaine Tibble  01305 224202 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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 345 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2022.


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 Tuesday 17th January 2023.


Planning Applications

To consider the applications listed below for planning permission


Application No: P/FUL/2022/00228 - Old Dairy Site Rope Walks Bridport DT6 3RH pdf icon PDF 425 KB

Erect building to be used for storage, offices and associated ancillary uses.


Application No: P/FUL/2022/02129 - Le Petit Canard Dorchester Road Maiden Newton Dorset DT2 0BE pdf icon PDF 303 KB

Change of use from restaurant (Class E) to a single dwelling (Class C3).


Application No: P/CLP/2022/06165 - Atlantic Academy Portland, Lerret Road, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1FN pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Erection of additional 2no. classrooms within courtyard of existing school; Erection of storage building; Replacement of external windows and doors.


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.


Appeals Decisions for Info only pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To inform Members of notified appeals and appeal decisions and to take them into account as a material consideration in the Planning Committee’s future decisions.