Planning and Highways (P&H)

The Planning and Highways Committee is mindful of the historic nature of the town and the natural beauty of its surroundings. It seeks to preserve the heritage that has been entrusted to the people of Shaftesbury for the benefit of future generations. It gives careful consideration to all planning applications received in consultation with local planning and government guidance so that it might give a well informed and considered opinion to the Planning Authority.


Planning and Highways Terms of Reference


Meetings of the Planning and Highways Committee take place in the Council Chamber, The Town Hall Shaftesbury, commencing at 7 pm unless otherwise stated.

2020 – 2021 Agendas and Minutes

Click on ‘Agenda’ or ‘Minutes’ to download the documents relating to that meeting.

Please note that the minutes will be approved at the the next consecutive meeting.


Agenda | Minutes 



Agenda | Minutes 



Agenda | Minutes


1st September 2020

Agenda | Minutes


6th October 2020



10th November 2020

Agenda | Minutes


21st December 2020

Agenda | Minutes



19th January 2021

Agenda | Planning app presentation |  Minutes


9th February 2021

Agenda | Planning application presentation | Minutes


16th March 2021

Agenda | Draft Minutes | Video