The majority of planning applications for the parish are covered by West Dorset District Council, applications are also dealt with by Dorset County Council. The area to the south east of Tolpuddle, is administered by Purbeck District.

Where possible planning applications sent to the Parish Council for consultation are discussed at our monthly public meetings.

If you have any questions about planning applications please contact the Clerk (Shirley) on 01305 848307 or

Planning Application for Land south of 17 to 27 High Street, Puddletown (Ref WD/D/16/000758

A new planning application has been submitted for this area of land. Details of the proposed development can be viewed on using the reference above.

Although the website states comments had to be received by 28th May, the Parish Council has negotiated an extension for comments until 15th June.  The Parish Council will consider its response to this application at its next public meeting being held on 14th June at Tolpuddle Village Hall.