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 […]

West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland propose new Levy on Development

Slowly but surely the Local Authorities in the south are rolling out their proposed Community Infrastructure Levy development charges (Need a reminder about CIL? Read our briefing note here…). They are all beginning to follow a very familiar pattern – hefty charges on big retail and residential development and everything else gets […]

West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland get it together…

At last! Working together West Dorset District Council and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council have produced a draft Joint Local Plan and have published it for “pre-submission” consultation. Whilst the document will function as the Core Strategy under the new Local Development Framework rules it will also do everything the old […]

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