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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.

Editions from the past 12 months may be viewed via the buttons on the left.

Current Issues Earlier Notes (-1) Earlier Notes (-2) Earlier Notes (-3) Earlier Notes (-4) Earlier Notes (-5)
Latest notes
Current Issues Earlier Notes (-1) Earlier Notes (-2) Earlier Notes (-3) Earlier Notes (-4) Earlier Notes (-5)

Select the Planning notes you want to view using the buttons below

Select the notes you wish to view using the buttons above

Latest notes

New Council Organisation
To find out more about our new unitary authorities, click the buttons below

Below are useful quick links to some key planning pages on
and other sites

Information and links

To search the planning applications database in the Weymouth and Portland Borough Council area please  click the button below.

Search Planning Applications

Policies & Plans
For information about local planning policies 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.

Local Plan - Strategic Policy Local Plan Local Plan - Consultation Planning Policy - Interactive Flooding - Council Vision Doc Two New Unitory Authorities New Weymouth Town Council Things You Need To Know

Current Issues

There are many local issues which have proved to be of interest to members, including -




(Old Council Office Site)


For more information, please  click the button below to go to our “Issues of Interest” page”, where you will also find direct links to local authority websites which invite you to share your views.

Go to Current Issues Page Go to Current Issues Page

Dorset Council News
Click the button below to visit the News Pages of the Dorset Council website.

South Dorset

A sub-page of the above. Well worth monitoring as our local council arrangements evolve.

Weymouth Town Council
A new site for local news & more - watch for developments

South Dorset News Dorset Council News


Weymouth Council News The Chickerell Plan Sutton Poyntz  Plan

Neighbourhood Plans

The Portland Plan

Planning & Environment
Recent Issues of Interest

Weymouth Peninsula

Have your say on the Weymouth Peninsular Development Plans

For the story so far, click the button to
go direct to the pages of the Counci
website, where full  details may be

Please share your views - details of
how to do this may be found on the
Council website. Go there direct by
clicking the button.

The Society has  submitted a composite response. Please click the button to see more.

The blue buttons take you direct to the appropriate pages of the local authority website -

Recap & Comments Share Your Views Civic Society Response

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.

Local Plan Review

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.

The Masterplan Civic Society Response

Weymouth Promenade
Lighting Scheme

Information for this section was supplied by the Coastal Connections Project Officer. (Visit the Coastal Connections  website for more information about this department - left hand button below.)

Details posted here by Dinah Ellis

The project to create a new lighting scheme for Weymouth Esplanade is nearing its final phase. A designer has been appointed, and a concept proposed.

An exhibition was held at Weymouth Library on Friday 18th May 2018, which several of our members attended and contributed comments.

Click the centre button below to see the latest lighting factsheet

For more details click the buttons below (or the picture below, which takes you to the “Weymouth Promenade Lighting” page of the  website).

Also, this issue is featured in the W&P BC News feed - click the button alongside this panel.

Have Your Say Lighting Factsheet Coastal Connections W&P BC Update

The Future of Local Government
in Weymouth & Portland

Explore the rationale and current status of the on-going changes to our local government organisation using the “New Council Organisation” links on this page (above - right).

 The Society is paying close attention to the changes, which will have a considerable influence on the way we endeavour to promote the views of our members.

North Quay Development

Click the buttons below to read the latest news from the Council Planners, and the “information and feedback” pages of the Magna Homes website. Between them you’ll get a complete update on the present situation, and you may offer your own opinions via the Magna Homes link.

Have Your Say ( Magna) Council Latest News