Recycling and rubbish collection days are also changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

Affordable housing technical advice

The council has produced a range of policies and technical advice notes to support the delivery of affordable homes.

The local plan documents for Somerset West and Taunton can be found on adopted local plans.

Additional affordable housing guidance can be sought through the following supplementary planning documents.

Affordable housing delivery in former West Somerset Area

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West Somerset Planning Obligations SPD 2009

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Technical advice note for fully adapted disabled properties

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Technical advice note – Specification guide for disabled units

PDF, 311KB

First Homes technical advice note

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First homes technical briefing note

PDF, 368KB

Vacant building credit guidance note

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Vacant building credit note

PDF, 187KB

Affordable housing rural exception sites

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Sequential test for rural exceptions sites

PDF, 354KB

Last reviewed: May 30, 2024 by Adam

Next review due: November 30, 2024

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