Spatial Policy

South Somerset Local Plan

The Spatial Policy team are primarily responsible for preparing the Local Plan which sets out how many homes and jobs should be delivered in the district, as well as where it should go, and when it should happen.

Local Plan Review - Issues and Options Consultation October 2017 

The current South Somerset Local Plan covers the period 2006 to 2028 and was adopted in March 2015.

South Somerset Local Plan (2006-2028)

The Council has begun an 'Early Review' of the Local Plan, and expects to adopted a revised plan in March 2018. Further details can be found here: Early Review of Local Plan


Community Infrastructure Levy

The Council recently consulted on its Draft Charging Schedule and is seeking approval from District Executive and Full Council to submit to the independent examiner.