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Start of a new Dorset wide ‘Local Plan’

Start of a new Dorset-wide Local Plan
Work has begun on a new Dorset-wide Local Plan which will set out new homes, commercial areas and community facilities, whilst protecting the county’s special environment.

To help in this work, the council is carrying out a ‘call for sites’ to identify land that may have potential for development over the next 15 years and beyond.

If you own or part own any site(s) larger than 0.3 ha in size, or with a capacity for 10 homes or more, that may have development potential, please let us know by completing and submitting our site submission form which can be downloaded from

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Paul Appleby
Author: Paul Appleby