The Bridport Area Neighbourhood Plan has to comply with the adopted 2015 West Dorset Local Plan which itself had been under review but which will now be incorporated within an evolving Dorset Council Local Plan.
In 2017 Bradpole Parish Council responded to the West Dorset Local Plan Review:
Following Council unification Dorset Council has embarked upon a new LOCAL PLAN process to incorporate the gathered evidence from West Dorset District Council and other Districts. The first 8-week public consultation took place between 18th January and 15th March 2021.
THE BRADPOLE PARISH COUNCIL RESPONSE TO THE DRAFT LOCAL PLAN IS BASED UPON THE VIEWS OF RESIDENTS WHICH THE COUNCIL HAS RECEIVED FROM VARIOUS PARISH CONSULTATIONS OVER RECENT YEARS:
THE JOINT COUNCILS COMMITTEE (JCC) OF THE BRIDPORT AREA NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN (BANP) HAS ALSO SUBMITTED A RESPONSE BASED UPON THE CRITERIA IT OPERATES UNDER:
As part of the West Dorset Local Plan Review a Landscape and Heritage Survey had been produced in which the sensitive areas in Bradpole Civil Parish are highlighted under the following areas:
Area 1 Land around the Bradpole Conservation Area
Area 2 Land around Lee Lane
Area 8 Land around Watton Hill & Pymore
All three areas are rated as having an overall moderate-high sensitivity.
The full report for Bridport is here:
The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment
The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) is a technical study of the theoretical development potential of sites in an area.
As at June 2021 this Assessment is being updated during the preparation of the Dorset Local Plan.
In December 2020 the Interactive map looked like this:
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