Contact us

Contact us online, call us or visit us in person. Have a say about issues in your local community. Find out about our complaints procedure and senior management structure.

Your area

Get information about where you live. Includes waste and recycling, council tax and an interactive map.

Online services

Pay a bill or council invoice, make an application or tell the council about something.

Planning and building control

Land and premises, planning permission, building control, planning policy. conservation and view applications online.

Benefits and Council Tax

Details of how you may get help with payment of rent or council tax.

Business rates

Business rates or national non-domestic rates (NNDR) are collected from businesses by councils on behalf of central government.

Councillors and democracy

Councillors, meetings and decisions, elections, parish/town councils, overview and scrutiny.

Housing

Information on independent living, housing solutions, your home, private sector housing.

Licensing, permits, registrations and notifications

Information, online applications and forms.

Business and regeneration

Information for your business, business relocation and local regeneration.

Communities

Funding and support, equality and diversity, area working and the Localism Act.

Community safety

Partnerships, Safer and stronger neighbourhoods, Speed Watch, road safety and how to get involved.

Environment

Recycling and Waste, streets and open spaces, environmental health, countryside, emergency planning, climate change.

Leisure and culture

Play and youth, sports and health, museums and heritage, the arts, tourism and local markets.

Jobs and volunteering

Job Vacancies, working for us, placement schemes and volunteering.

About Our District

Want to find out more about South Somerset, your parish or ward? This section contains full profiles for your area.

Your area

Find out about your area, such as refuse & recycling, council tax, planning and your property history. Please enter a postcode or part of an address in the box and click Search.

Planning search

Please enter a planning reference or a keyword in the box and click Search.