Approved: conversion of office building to 24 flats in Sherborne, Dorset

West Dorset District Council: Darryl Howells has secured a Prior Approval permission to convert an office building at Castle Court, Sherborne into 24 self-contained flats. Part O of Part 3 of Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) permits the conversion […]

Approved: external alterations and advertisement consent at car show room in Dorchester

West Dorset District Council: Pure Town Planning has recently secured planning permission for external alterations to facilitate internal building works to increase the area of car showroom. Running concurrently with this application was an advertisement application for the installation of four no. Illuminated fascia signs and two no. illuminated signs. […]

Approved: retrospective consent for change of use of industrial to vehicle breakers and repairs at Piddlehinton

West Dorset District Council: Pure Town Planning have recently secured retrospective planning permission for the change of use of an industrial building to a used parts retailer, motor vehicle repairs facility and breakers yard. The site, which is operated by Dorset-based company, JMC Auto Salvage, is situated within the Enterprise […]

Approved: change of use from warehouse to car showroom and workshop in Dorchester

West Dorset District Council: Pure Town Planning have recently secured planning permission for the change of use from a warehouse into a car sales showroom and MOT workshop along with various building works to facilitate the development. Running concurrently with this application was an advertisement application for the installation of […]

Weymouth and Portland and West Dorset councils consult on local plan review

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council: Despite only adopting their Joint Local Plan in October 2015, Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council have begun reviewing their adopted local plan. The main purpose of the early review (which was ordered by the Inspector […]

Weymouth and Portland and West Dorset Councils issue a call for sites

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council: West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council are already reviewing their recently adopted Joint Local Plan – plans take so long to produce that Council’s begin working on the next pretty much as soon as the last […]

Weymouth and Portland and West Dorset to begin charging CIL

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council: Our eagle eyed followers  may remember back in September 2015 we advised that the Joint Core Strategy of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council was to be adopted on 22 October 2015. At the time of […]

Government Inspector green-lights new planning policies in Weymouth and Portland and West Dorset

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council: The Inspector’s report into the Joint Core Strategy of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and West Dorset District Council has now been published. Subject to several minor modifications and an early plan review in 2021, the new policies have been […]

The great Dorset planning policy round up…

It’s been a hectic few weeks here at Pure Town Planning and meanwhile there have been plenty of new developments in planning policy among the south’s Councils. So  I thought I’d do a quick round-up – why not take a scan through and  see if something catches your eye. Lets start with […]

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