North Dorset was producing a new Local Plan, all information gathered is now feeding into the production of the Dorset Council Local Plan.  

Issues and Options consultation

As part of this process the Council consulted on an Issues and Options Document from the 27 November 2017 to 22 January 2018. 

The Issues and Options Document and the Sustainability Appraisal of the Issues and Options Document can be accessed via the links below. Additionally, at the bottom of this webpage are links to key associated documents that are referred to in the Issues & Options Document:

As part of the consultation on the issues and options document the council arranged a number of drop-in events at which residents and other interested parties were able to view what is being considered. If you were unable to attend one of the drop-in sessions, you can download a copy of the exhibition boards and the leaflet.

View the responses

Evidence base



Planning Policy

Name: Planning policy team
Name: Dorchester office
Tel: 01305 251010
Full contact details

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