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Planning Committee

Information about Purbeck District Council's Planning Committee, including its responsibilities, the membership of the Committee, meeting dates, and agenda, reports and minutes of its meetings.

The role of the Planning Committee

The Planning Committee has responsibility for:

(a) deciding applications under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and related Acts (including applications for Listed Building Consent and dealing with all other matters about Listed Buildings under the provisions of the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990);

(b) making of tree preservation orders under section 198 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;

(c) making of directions under Article 4 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995; and

(d) the enforcement of planning controls.

Membership of the Committee

Members of the Planning Committee (11) for 2017/18:

Meeting dates, agenda papers and minutes

Planning Committee meetings will be held in the council chamber at Westport House (unless stated otherwise on the agenda for the meeting) on the following dates:

2017/18 municipal year

  • 31 May 2017
  • 28 June 2017
  • 26 July 2017
  • 30 August 2017
  • 27 September 2017
  • 25 October 2017
  • 29 November 2017
  • 20 December 2017
  • 31 January 2018
  • 28 February 2018
  • 28 March 2018
  • 25 April 2018

Please check the agenda, which can be viewed about a week before the meeting, for the start times of individual meetings.

View agenda papers for Planning Committee meetings.

View minutes for Planning Committee meetings.

Public participation

The council welcomes attendance by the public at its meetings.  The opportunity to speak at planning committee is offered to all who have commented on a planning application, the Parish or Town Council and the applicant or their representative.  Find out more about public participation time at Planning Committee meetings.

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