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Purbeck Local Plan Review

We are reviewing the Purbeck Local Plan. Once adopted, the plan will be used to approve or refuse planning applications and will set out the vision and objectives for the Purbeck area. We set out our timetable for preparing planning policy documents in the Local Development Scheme.

Beverley Doward BSc, BTP, MRTPI has been appointed as an independent planning inspector by the Planning Inspectorate to undertake an examination of both documents. Helen Nolan has been appointed as the Programme Officer, to assist the inspector in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the examination process.

Contact Us

Any queries about the examination should be sent to Helen Nolan, the Programme Officer:

Email: plp.programmeofficer@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Telephone: 07773 615820

Please see table below that lists the latest correspondence sent to Representors on behalf of the Inspector or by the Council.

Correspondence

Table of correspondence to Representors from the Inspector & the Council - updated 21/08/19

Examination Latest News

A third week of resumed hearing sessions will be scheduled in the Autumn. An actions schedule, arising from the second week hearing sessions, and to be carried out before the final set of hearing sessions, is currently being reviewed by the Inspector & the Council.

SD111-Dorset Council's action schedule August 2019 - updated 15 August 2019

SD113-Additional documents list since first week of hearing sessions

SD84-Dorset Council's actions schedule July 2019 - updated 25 July 2019

Further documents have now been added below to the Examination Documents Library

The programmes for the final week of public hearings will be looked at once the dates for the resumed hearing sessions have been agreed. Once available these programmes will be updated in the Hearing Sessions section.

Limited Seats are available at all Hearing Sessions for the General Public & will be allocated on a first come first served basis

Hearing Sessions

The resumed hearing sessions have now been scheduled & will be held on Wednesday 9th, Thursday 10th & Friday 11th October at Dorset Council offices, Westport House, Worgret Road, Wareham, BH20 4PP.

The resumed session for Matter E: Housing, Issue 2 & Issue 3 will be held on Wednesday 9th October, the session for Matter E: Housing, Issue 1, Q5, Issue 4, Q1, Q5 & Q7 & Matter H: Infrastructure, Issue 1 will be held on Thursday 10th October & the session being held for the return discussion for Matter A: Legal Compliance & Procedural Requirements, Issue 5: Habitats Regulations will be held on Friday 11th October.

The Inspector is now finalising the programmes for these hearing sessions. Once these are completed they will be updated in the Hearing Sessions Information section below that outline the matters to be considered at each session and the guidance note which the Inspector prepared for the hearings if you plan to attend.

The CIL Charging schedule will be examined after the Local Plan. Details about these hearing sessions will follow later.

Following the examination we will publish the inspector’s report and recommendations.  If the inspector considers that main modifications to the plan are needed, there will be another opportunity to comment on any proposed changes before the plan is finalised. Representations received on these modifications will then be forwarded to the inspector to take into account in finalising her report. Once finalised the plan and charging schedule will be adopted by Dorset Council which is likely to be towards the end of this year.

Correspondence between the inspector, representors and the Council is exchanged through the Programme Officer. For transparency and information purposes all documents will be published.

Hearing sessions information

Autumn Hearing Sessions information:

Final programmes for the October hearing sessions are currently being reviewed

August Hearing Sessions information:

Final programmes Matters E - I

July Hearing Sessions information:

Dorset Councils opening statement

Final programmes Matters A - D

Examination Documents Library 

The Examination Library sets out the documents, statements & other relevant correspondence issued after the submission of the Purbeck Local Plan. This will be updated with all documents issued by the Inspector & submitted by Purbeck District Council (now Dorset Council) & other parties throughout the examination process. There are 5 sections:

  • Section 1: Documents submitted by the Council - Post Submission
  • Section 2: Documents submitted by Representors
  • Section 3: Documents issued by the Inspector
  • Section 4: Background documents referred to at hearing sessions

Section 1: Documents submitted by the Council - Post Submission

SD14 - updated main modifications schedule - please note, changes will continue to be made to the plan upon request by the inspector, the Council will carry out a modifications consultation after the public hearings are completed. This document will not be updated now until the modifications consultation stage. (Last updated 02 August 2019).

Council's response to changes in Planning Practice Guidance

SD112-Council's response to changes in Planning Practice Guidance

Matter A: Legal Compliance & Procedural Requirements

SD62-Additional Statement for Matter A, Issue 4, Sustainability Appraisal

SD89 - Proposed amendments to the HRA - updated 12 August 2019

SD91-Council response to actions 8, 9 & 10 - updated 1 August 2019

SD92-Addendum to SA - updated 2 August 2019

SD96-Appropriate assessment statement - updated 2 August 2019

Matter B: Housing Need & requirements

Matter C: Green Belt

SD93-Mitigation Strategy Green belt - updated 12 August 2019 and also MATTER A

SD93-Appendix - Summary of visitor monitoring Upton Country Park SANG

SD93-Appendix - Summary of visitor monitoring Bog Lane SANG

SD93-Appendix - Summary of visitor monitoring Frenches Farm SANG

SD93-Appendix - Natural England Advice Note 

Matter D: The Strategy for Development

SD85-Housing Need - updated 12 August 2019

SD86-Review of Sources of Housing Supply - updated 12 August 2019 and also MATTER E

SD88-Review of Capacity of Small Sites - updated 12 August 2019 and also MATTER E

SD94-Explanation of housing numbers at Moreton Station - updated 12 August 2019

SD99-List of extant planning permissions around Crossways

Matter E: Housing

SD87-Purbeck revised 5 year Housing Land Supply report - updated 12 August 2019

SD95-Proposed changes to care provision - updated 12 August 2019

SD97-Key viability issues summary - updated 2 August 2019

SD98-Estimation of affordable housing from small sites and windfall - updated 12 August 2019

Matter F: Environment

Matter G: Economy

SD59-Purbeck Economic Projections Background Paper October 2017

SD61-Household Projections

Matter H: Infrastructure

Matter I: Implementation, Delivery & Monitoring

Section 2: Documents submitted by Representors (following receipt of Council's documents - Post Submission)

Representor's response to changes in Planning Practice Guidance

SD114-Representor response to changes

Documents submitted by Representors (following receipt of Council's documents - Post Submission)

Matter A: Legal compliance and procedural requirements

Matter B: Housing need and requirements - none received

Matter C: Green Belt

SD90-Green Belt boundary changes at Morden 22 July 2019

Matter D: The strategy for development - none received

Matter E: Housing

Matter F: Environment

Matter G: Economy

Matter H: Infrastructure - none received

Matter I: Implementation, delivery and monitoring

Section 3: Documents issued by the Inspector

COR08-2019-05-10 Draft Programme (V1)

Draft Programme (V2) updated 30 May 2019

COR09-2019-05-10 Guidance Notes Final

COR10-2019-05-10 Matters, Issues & Questions Final

Section 4: Background documents referred to at Hearing Sessions

Habitats Regulations Assessment

SD64-Natural England Letter

SD71-Urban Heath Annual Heathland report 2017-2018

SD72-Trends in Nightjar, Woodlark & Dartford Warbler

SD73-Habitats Regulations Assessment Issues & Options 2015 

SD74-Habitats Regulations Assessment Options 2016

SD75-Habitats Regulations Assessment New Homes for Purbeck 2018

SD76-Habitats Regulations Assessment for Purbeck Local Plan One

SD78-Poole Harbour Recreation Background Paper

SD79-Dorset Heathlands SPD Oct 2015

SD80-Nitrogen Reduction Poole Harbour SPD

SD81-Draft Poole Harbour Recreation SPD

SD82-HRA Core Strategy Pre submission draft Oct 2010

Ecological Deliverability Report Sept 2015

Ecological Deliverability Report May 2019

Green Belt

SD56-Green Belt Study 2018 - Pre submission

SD66-Anomolous Boundary at Jennys Lane, Lytchett Matravers

SD67-Email from Council to Mr Holden

SD83-Assessment Alternative Non Green Belt sites

Housing

Lytchett Matravers Ecological Appraisal - Land East of Wareham Road

Lytchett Matravers Ecological Appraisal - Land at Blaney's Corner

Lytchett Matravers Ecological Appraisal - Land at Flowers Drive/Sunnyside Farm

Lytchett Matravers Flood Risk Assessment - Land East of Wareham Road

Lytchett Matravers Flood Risk Assessment - Land at Blaney's Corner

Lytchett Matravers Flood Risk Assessment - Land at Flowers Drive/Sunnyside Farm

Lytchett Matravers Landscape & Green Belt Study - Land East of Wareham Road

Lytchett Matravers Landscape & Green Belt Study - Land at Blaney's Corner

Lytchett Matravers Landscape & Green Belt Study - Land at Flowers Drive/Sunnyside Farm

Upton Preliminary Ecological Appraisal

Upton Flood Risk Assessment

Upton Landscape & Green Belt Study

Second Homes Background Paper November 2017

AONB

SD70-Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty background paper 2018

Sustainability Appraisal

SD02-Pre submission Sustainability Appraisal Report

SD51-Sustainability Appraisal non technical summary June 2016

SD52-Sustainability Appraisal full version June 2016

SD53-Sustainability Appraisal non technical summary January 2018

SD54-Sustainability Appraisal strategic Environmental Assessment Report January 2018 consultation

SD68-Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report 2013

SD69-Sustainability Appraisal issues & Options 2015

Spatial Strategy

SD58-Site Selection Background Paper Jan 2018 Consultations

SD65-Settlement Strategy June 2017

Policies Map

SD49-Policies Map - Pre submission

SD50-Key to Policies Map - Pre submission

Transport

SD100-Purbeck Spatial Modelling April 2016

SD101-Moreton/Crossways/Woodsford traffic Impact Assessment Dec 2016 (AM Peak)

SD102-Moreton/Crossways/Woodsford Traffic Impact Assessment Nov 2016

SD103-Wool Transport Strategy & Assessment March 2015

SD104-Wool Queue Length Analysis Technical Note August 2015

SD105-Moreton Transport Statement September 2015

SD106-Phase 1 Strategic Road Network Transport Modelling July 2017

SD107-Phase 2a Strategic Road Network Transport Modelling January 2018

SD108-Phase 2b Strategic Road Network Transport Modelling January 2018

SD109-Highways England Statement re: Purbeck transport Modelling January 2018

SD110-Transport Background Paper January 2018

Dorset Council

SD60-Local Development Scheme July 2019

Matters, Issues & Questions section

Dorset Council responses to Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions

Matter A: Legal compliance and procedural requirements

Matter B: Housing need and requirements

Matter C: Green Belt

Matter D: The strategy for development

Matter E: Housing

Matter F: Environment

Matter G: Economy

Matter H: Infrastructure

Matter I: Implementation, delivery and monitoring

Representor's further comments in response to Inspector's Matters, Issues & Questions

The following written representations have been received in response to the Inspector's Matters, Issues & Questions:

Matter A: Legal compliance and procedural requirements (updated 3 July 2019)

Matter B: Housing need and requirements

Matter C: Green belt

Matter D: The strategy for development

Matter E: Housing part 1 - updated 18 July 2019

Matter E: Housing part 2 - updated 18 July 2019

Matter F: Environment

Matter G: Economy

Matter H: Infrastructure

Matter I: Implementation, delivery and monitoring

Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) section

MOU between Dorset Council, Wyatt Homes and Natural England relating to housing sites around Lytchett Matravers

MOU between Dorset Council, Charborough Estate and Natural England relating to land at Morden Park corner

MOU between Dorset Council, Moreton Estate and Natural England relating to land at Moreton Station / Redbridge Pit

MOU between Dorset Council and Savills relating to housing sites around Wool

MOU between Dorset Council, Wyatt Homes and Natural England relating to land at Upton

You can view the Purbeck Local Plan submission documents. They can also be viewed at Dorset Council's offices at Westport House.

Documents summarising the development of the CIL charging schedule and priorities for spending January 2019 can be found on the Community Infrastructure Levy review page.

Full responses to the Purbeck Local Plan Pre-submission draft can be viewed on the online portal here

Full responses to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Draft Charging Schedule can be viewed on the online portal here

 

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