At the Dorset Cabinet meeting of the 22nd June 2021 approval was given for the Portland Neighbourhood Plan to become part of the Local Development Plan for the area. The full decision notice can be found on the Dorset Council website. We are currently evaluating the next stages now this baseline is in place.
- Business & Employment
- Community & Social Facilities
- Green Space Map
- Heritage and Character Study
- Housing & People
- Leisure & Recreation
- Natural & Built Environment
There was a positive result from the Referendum. The Plan now has to go to Dorset Council’s Cabinet in June for confirmation that it is to be considered as part of the formal Development Plan and we await the outcome of that meeting.Further details can be found on the Dorset Council website.
Portland Community Partnership have prepared some short summaries with relevant extracts from the Main Plan and these are set out below together with a link to the Policy Mapbook. Printed copies of these documents can be viewed at Osprey Leisure Centre. Please follow the Centre guidelines if you make a visit to the view documents. […]
The inspector has now undertaken a local visit and corresponded with Dorset Council and Portland Town Council. The covering letter and schedule of requests are available to view in this PDF. There has been further correspondence between the Local Planning Authority, Portland Town Council and the Plan’s examiner. Latest information is available on the Dorset […]
The Local Planning Authority have now appointed an Inspector and the process she intends to adopt is set out as per this letter. Details of the comments received will be posted by the Local Planning Authority at an appropriate point. Once we have any further information we will advise accordingly via this News Page.
15th August 2019 to end of day 9th October 2019 The Consultation which is under the direct control of the Local Planning Authority has now commenced. Details of the consultation and associated documents can be found on the Dorset Council Website. The Town Council is allowed to promote the consultation and accordingly have arranged for […]
Portland Town Council on behalf of the Community has now submitted the version of the Neighbourhood Plan to be consulted on under the Regulation 16 requirements. This consultation will be overseen by the Local Planning Authority and all comments will be referred to an appointed Inspector. The consultation period will last six weeks and once […]
Page updated: 4th Jan 2019 The draft version of the Neighbourhood Plan which is intended to be formally submitted to the Local Planning Authority at the end of January 2019 together with supporting information is now set below. Please note we are currently in discussion with the local planning authority to determine whether a further […]
The Portland Plan consultation has now closed and a summary is available. Thank you to all who sent in comments. The purpose of the summary is to: Clarify the relationship between the Local Plan Review and the Portland Neighbourhood Plan. Provide some details about the recent ‘Regulation 14’ Consultation (June/July 2018) and actions currently being […]
Portland Neighbourhood PlanRegulation 14 Public Consultation Notice In accordance with Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Part 5, 14(a)-(c), notice is given that a formal pre-submission public consultation on the Draft Portland Neighbourhood Plan will start at 9am on Monday 18th June 2018 ending 5pm on Monday 30th July 2018. About the PlanThe Portland Neighbourhood Plan […]