Find out if you need planning permission
Planning, buildings and landPlanning applications

Information and advice to help you decide if you need planning permission

Planning Aid England
Planning, buildings and landPlanning applications

Planning Aid England (PAE) provides free, independent, professional planning advice and support

Planning fees and charges
Planning, buildings and landPlanning applications

Find out more about the different types of planning applications and the fees required

Planning Enforcement Policy
Planning, buildings and landPlanning Enforcement

Our Planning Enforcement Policy provides details on Somerset Council’s approach to investigating unauthorised development

Planning information and advice

Guidance about submitting a planning application.

Climate resilient Community-based Catchment Planning and Management
Planning, buildings and landConservation and sustainability

Includes information about the TRIPLE C partnership

Speaking at Planning Committee 
Council and democracyDemocracy

Guidance on how to request to speak at a planning committee, documentation and speaking time limits

Planning for open space in South Somerset
Community, leisure and tourismParks and open spaces

Our needs assessments and strategies to help provide playing pitches and leisure facilities for residents of South Somerset

Hinkley Point C planning
Major developmentsHinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C planning history, the development of the Consent Order and its requirements

Apply for planning permission for a waste related development
Planning, buildings and landPlanning applications

Determining planning applications for waste related developments