Joint Local Plan Review

The Local Plan sets out a long term strategy to meet future development needs. It covers important issues like where housing could be built.
The Local Plan is being reviewed and your comments are invited. A public consultation will run from 13 August to 8 October across West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland. To view the Preferred Options for the Local Plan Review and have your say, visit from 13 August 2018.

Public Consultation on Draft Recommendations for New Electoral Arrangements

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has opened a public consultation on its draft recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Dorset Council. The draft recommendations propose that 82 councillors should be elected to Dorset Council and new
electoral ward boundaries should be created. You can have your say and contribute to the design of the new wards by reading the full report and reviewing the accompanying map.