Decision details

Dorset Council's response to the Landscapes Review Final Report (Glover Review)

Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




(a)       That the findings of the Landscapes Review be noted


Note: It is important to stress that Dorset Council was unable to contribute to the Review’s “call for evidence” as it was only created on 1 April 2019.


(b)       That council would engage with the Government concerning its response to the Landscapes Review particularly in regard to any proposal which would change the current designation and landscape management arrangements within Dorset.


(c)        That the contents of the desktop study set out in Appendix A be noted;


(d)       That having committed to put in place a new local plan by 2024 this should remain the Council’s highest planning land use priority and that the council should not be distracted from this by any reconsideration of statutory planning powers and responsibilities in Dorset following the Landscape Review. 

Report author: Elizabeth Crocker

Publication date: 06/11/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/11/2019 - Dorset Council - Cabinet

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