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  • Local Validation Checklist Update (West area and Mineral and Waste proposals)

    Somerset Council are seeking views on updates to the Local Validation Checklist for the West area and Mineral and Waste proposals. Local Validation Checklists (LVC) help inform applicants/agents of the type of documents and level of information required to validate a planning application or other similar consents. Somerset Council is committed to providing a professional and efficient Development Management service and this document is part of a suite of documents that will help all... More
    Closed 13 March 2024
  • Fixing of maximum taxi fares

    Changes to maximum taxi fares The cost of using a hackney carriage, more commonly known as a ‘taxi’, depends on when and how far you travel. The total cost is referred to as a ‘fare’ and is calculated on an electronic meter installed in the vehicle. As well as licensing taxi drivers and vehicles, the Council can set the maximum that they can charge. The main charge is normally for the distance i.e. the further you go, the higher... More
    Closed 20 March 2024
  • Mendip Local Plan Part II Limited Update - Regulation 18

    Background The Somerset Development Plan relating to the former Mendip District Council area currently includes the Mendip Local Plan Part I 2006 – 2029 (LPP1) which was adopted 15 December 2014 and Local Plan Part II (LPP2) which was adopted in December 2021. Following a Judicial Review of the LPP2, the High Court ordered the deletion of five site allocations on 16 December 2022 and required that the Council review and reconsider allocations to meet the district... More
    Closed 12 April 2024
  • Otterhampton Primary - School Streets 2

    Somerset Council is working together with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) and school communities to look into ways to reduce congestion and improve the safety of children outside the school gates. Elsewhere in the country School Streets have been proven to achieve this. The School Street at Otterhampton Primary School launched on Monday 3rd June 2024 and we are now seeking feedback on the trial scheme. A School Street is a road (or a number of roads) outisde a... More
    Created 19 April 2024
  • West Buckland Housing Needs Consultation

    This Housing Needs Survey is being conducted for the parish of West Buckland by Somerset Council. The consultation will provide essential information on the housing needs of local West Buckland residents. The consultation is open from the 4th March until the 14 th April 2024. It should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. If you have any questions please contact: housingenabling@somerset.gov.uk More
    Closed 22 April 2024
  • Somerset Health Visiting Service Family Feedback

    Please take a few moments (about 5 minutes) to let us know about your recent experience with our Health Visiting Team. With your help, we'll use this information to develop our practice and improve our service offer. There are 12 short questions in total, plus an option at the end to leave your contact details if you would like to contribute to our ongoing service development. You do not have to give your name (optional) if you wish to remain anonymous, however, we do ask for the... More
    Opened 25 April 2024
  • Somerset School Nurse Feedback

    Knowing what you think of our service is always really helpful. It helps us to understand what we are doing right, and to improve where we haven't got things quite right. This is an anonymous survey, so you are not going to be asked for your name. Please Note: this site is not constantly monitored. If you would like to speak with a member of the School Nursing Team about your feedback, please use the Chat Health Support Line,... More
    Opened 3 May 2024
  • New Alternative Provision Free School - 1st site Misterton

    Horizons Therapeutic Education Trust has been invited by the Department for Education (DfE) to operate a new Alternative Provision Free School in Somerset. Horizons Therapeutic Education Trust has been formed as part of a Strategic Partnership between The Shaw Trust Charity, Somerset Foundation Trust (NHS) and Somerset Council to support young people at risk of needing inpatient hospital support from CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) or children in the care... More
    Closed 21 May 2024
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