New developments

Travel plans will allow you to obtain planning permission more easily and are a requirement for most major planning applications.

Somerset County Council produces detailed guidance on travel plans which you will need to follow if a travel plan is necessary for your development. You will need to show that your new development supports all smarter travel options.

“By promoting sustainable and reduced travel at work and working with local authorities to reduce the number of car dependent developments and policies, businesses can mitigate the social exclusion of people without cars who are denied access to work, education, training, healthy food and regular contact with family and friends.”