Information requirements for planning applications
Planning, buildings and landPlanning applications

The information that you need to submit for planning applications

Planning pre-application advice
Planning, buildings and landPlanning applications

Pre-application advice is an important part of the planning process and we welcome early discussions before you submit a planning application

Biodiversity in the planning process
Planning, buildings and landBiodiversity and planning

Working with other organisations, groups and communities - projects to improve and protect Somerset's wildlife

Neighbourhood Planning
Planning, buildings and landPlanning policy

Shape the future of your local area by creating a Neighbourhood Plan or Neighbourhood Development Order.

Minerals and Waste Planning
Planning, buildings and landPlanning policy

Somerset Council is the minerals and waste planning authority for the whole county, except Exmoor National Park.

Report a planning breach
Planning, buildings and landPlanning Enforcement

If you suspect a breach of planning control, you can complete the breach of planning form

Planning, buildings and land
Planning, buildings and land

Includes planning permission, building control, countryside and climate emergency

Request permission for decorations across the road
Roads, travel and parkingRoad and pavement alterations

Get consent to put a banner, bunting, flags or decorations across or along a road

Highway Authority consultation on planning process
Roads, travel and parkingRoad policy and plans

We provide the Highway Authority's response to all development proposals in Somerset