Members discuss planning issues at the monthly meetings, and each month the Planning and Environment Committee meet to review recent planning applications and other planning matters. They also consider follow up actions which may be taken on behalf of members. The notes are prepared and edited by Brenda Pickett.
Recent editions may be viewed via the buttons on the left.
For information about local planning policies, to view the local news feed, and to review the local strategic plan and planning policies, follow the links below which take you direct to the relevant pages of the local authority website.
Joint Local Plan Read the “Issues and Options” Summary Report
West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council’s Issues & Options Summary for their Joint Local Plan has now been published, and the Summary Consultation report may be accessed by clicking the button below.
The Future of Local Government in Weymouth & Portland
Click button below to visit the “Dorset-For-You” page entitled “A fresh look at new local government arrangements for the borough” The section labelled “Making a good community” includes as a required characteristic of good community - “A sense of civic pride and civic values”.
Weymouth Town Centre
Learn about the Weymouth Town Centre Masterplan
Weymouth &Portland Borough Council is developing a strategy to deliver a brighter future for Weymouth town centre. Public consultation on the masterplan took place in 2015.
To view the documents relating to the consultation, and a report outlining the outputs from the public consultation events held so far, please click the button below.
Several members took part in the consultation process, expressing a range of views. The Society also submitted a composite response; please click the button below to see more.