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.
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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. […]
Dorset Council has agreed that a referendum should take place on Thursday 6 May 2021. Documents relating to the referendum are listed below: Information Statement – provides details on the referendum, such as the question that will be asked, where and when the referendum will be held, who is entitled to vote, and can you can […]
The Portland Neighbourhood Plan has now been examined and changes to the submitted version recommended by the Examiner have been accepted by the Local Planning Authority. Dorset Council as the planning authority have confirmed that the Plan could proceed to a local Referendum. However emergency regulations resultant from the Coronavirus Act 2020 state that no […]
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 […]