Adopted South Somerset Local Plan

On the 5th March 2015, South Somerset District Council adopted the South Somerset Local Plan (2006 - 2028). Copies of the local plan and supporting documentation are available from the links below.

The adopted plan now forms part of the statutory development plan and will be used to shape decisions on the future of the district.

Any person who is aggrieved by the adoption of the South Somerset Local Plan (2006 - 2028) may make an application to the High Court under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 on the grounds that:

(a)          the document is not within the appropriate power; or

(b)          a procedural requirement has not been complied with.

Inspector Report and Main Modifications - 8th January 2015

South Somerset Local Plan (2006 - 2028)  - Adoption Version

Additional Modifications

Adoption Statement

Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement


Policies Map

Area Inset Maps


E01 Area East 1            

Charlton Machrell and West Charlton Conservation Area Extension approved 27.08.15

E02 Area East 2

N01 Area North 1

N02 Area North 2

W01 Area West 1

W02 Area West 2

S01 Area South 1


Inset Maps


1 Ansford / Castle Cary

2 Bruton

3 Chard

3a Chard Town Centre

4 Crewkerne

4a Crewkerne Town Centre

5 Henstridge

6 Ilchester

7 Ilminster

7a Ilminster Town Centre

8 Langport and Huish

9 Martock

10 Milborne Port

11 Somerton

12 South Petherton

13 Stoke Sub Hamdon

14 Wincanton

15 Yeovil

15a Yeovil Town Centre

Noise Exposure Maps


Appendix 4a Yeovilton

Appendix 4b Merryfield

Appendix 4c Westlands Airfield



Sustainability Appraisal Work

The following documents comprise the Sustainability Appraisal;


Sustainability Appraisal (June 2012)


Sustainability Appraisal report (June 2012)    


Sustainability Appraisal non-technical summary (June 2012)

Additional SA Work (January 2013)

Sustainability Appraisal Addendum (January 2013)     

Further SA Work Post Initial Examination (October 2013) 

Strategic Growth Options for Yeovil Sustainability Appraisal report and appendices (October 2013) 


Proposed Main Modifications Sustainability Appraisal report and appendices (October 2013)

Further SA Work Prior To Further Examination (March 2014)

Sustainability Appraisal Addendum report and appendices (March 2014)


Sustainability Appraisal Addendum non-technical summary (March 2014)

Further SA Post Further Examination (November 2014) 

Sustainability Appraisal Addendum Report (November 2014)



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