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Orders with the Secretary of State for determination

Orders with the Secretary of State for determination

Orders which have received objections and have subsequently been sent to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for determination.

Any queries relating to orders currently with the Secretary of State should be directed to The Planning Inspectorate.

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

Dorset County Council (Footpaths 37 (part), 38 and 103 (part), Thorncombe) Public Path Diversion Order 2015

County Council Reference: RLB/E1373
Planning Inspectorate Reference: ROW/3212517

The public inquiry into the above Order was held at 10am on Tuesday 23 July 2019, at Thorncombe Village Hall, Chard Street, Thorncombe, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4ME. The inquiry lasted one day. 

Summary of Decision: The Order is proposed for confirmation subject to modifications set out in the Formal Decision

The Inspector`s interim decision is available here: 

A copy of a notice of the Inspector's proposal to modify the above-mentioned Order in accordance with paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 6 to the above Act, together with a copy of the Order as submitted and a copy of the Order showing the proposed modifications are available:

Two objections/representations have been made to the Secretary of State's proposal to modify the above named Order:

Notice is hereby given that the above referenced Order has been submitted to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for determination. Following an earlier inquiry, the Inspector appointed to determine the Order issued a letter in which she proposed to make modifications to the Order as drafted. Following advertisement of those proposals objections/representations have been received.

The start date for the above Order is 6 March 2020.

Consideration of the Order will take the form of exchanges of statements of case and comments on statements of case which contain evidence in respect of the Inspector’s proposed modifications only.

You can view the timetable for sending in statements of case and comments.

You can also view Dorset Council's Statement of Case in respect of the proposed modifications.

Town & Country Planning Act 1990 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

Dorset Council (Parts of Footpaths 8 and 9, Wimborne Minster) Public Path Diversion and Stopping-Up Order 2 2019

The Order was made by Dorset Council on 4 November 2019 and advertised by Dorset Council on 12 November 2019.  Sixty-six objections are outstanding.   The Council is supporting confirmation of the Order. 

Copies of the documents relating to this order, as submitted to the Planning Inspectorate are available below:

Document Index
Document Reference DescriptionDocuments 
1 Submission letter & document index

PINS Submission Letter

Document Reference 1



Statement of grounds of Dorset Council on which the order should be confirmed

Document Reference 2

List of those who have made representations

Document Reference 3

Document Reference 3 - Responses 1-20

Document Reference 3 - Responses 21-40

Document Reference 3 - Responses 41-50

Document Reference 3 - Responses 51-71

4 Statement of Dorset Council's comments on objections

Document Reference 4

Document 4 Appendix A

Document 4 Appendix B

Document 4 Appendix C

Document 4 Appendix D

Document 4 Appendix E

Document 4 Appendix F

Document 4 Appendix G

5 Notice of Dorset Echo - 12 November 2019 Document Reference 5
6 Certificate of notice  Document Reference 6
7 Certificate of consultations Document Reference 7
8 Summary of responses received from consultees Document Reference 8
9 List of persons and organisations to whom order and notice were sent Document Reference 9
10 Location plan Document Reference 10
11 Consent of landowners Wyatt Document Reference 11
12 Health and safety questionnaire Document Reference 12
13 Definitive statement Document Reference 13
13A Sealed definitive map Document Reference 13A
14 Planning application decision notice 3160002FUL(1) Document Reference 14
15 Plan showing effect of development Document Reference 15
16 Consent of landowners covering note Document Reference 16
16A Aster landowner consent February 2019 Document Reference 16A
16B Consent of landowners - Dorset Council Document Reference 16B
16C Land ownership summary sheet Document Reference 16C
17 Current stage of development Document Reference 17
18 Statutory undertakers Document Reference 18


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