The Bridport Area Neighbourhood Plan has to comply with the adopted 2015 West Dorset Local Plan which itself had been under review but which is now suspended.
In 2017 Bradpole Parish Council responded to the West Dorset Local Plan Review: Bradpole PC Response to WDDC “Issues & Options” 2017
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 public consultation, scheduled for this Autumn, has been deferred until early 2021 as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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