Somerset County Council

Apply for removal or variation of condition (section 73)


An applicant or agent can apply to have a condition attached to a planning permission (granted by the County Council) removed or varied by submitting an application to the County Planning Authority. 

About this service
Conditions imposed by planning permissions can be varied or removed under Section 73 of the Town and County Planning Act 1990.

Who can use it?
Applicants or agents may apply to the County Planning Authority to have a condition imposed by a planning permission that was granted by Somerset County Council varied or removed. 

How do I use it?
Your application must be submitted on the National Planning Application Forms (1APP). You can submit the forms by post or online via the Planning Portal. For more information please refer to Information and Resources.

How much does it cost?
Planning fees are set by the Government. Please refer to the Schedules of Planning Fees for the correct fee in Information and resources. 


Contact: Planning Control Team
Address: Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
Phone: 01823 358254
Fax: 01823 356114
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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