Strategic and Technical Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

The Strategic Planning Committee is responsible for dealing with matters including any application and/or any enforcement issue in relation to; any planning application whose red line crosses the boundaries of more than 1 Area Planning Committee; various minerals and waste applications and in relation to the registration for commons and town and village greens.


For information about public speaking, filming and how to get involved in committees, please see this page. In particular please read the Guidance for speaking at Planning Committee - August 2022.pdf ( for more information on addressing the committee regarding a planning, rights of way or highway matter.


Planning Site Visit Protocol


Map of Dorset Council's planning areas





Contact information

Support officer: Elaine Tibble. 01305 224202 - Email:

Postal address:
County Hall

Phone: 01305 224202