Planning and building control

Land and premises

Find information about Land and Premises including Local Land Charges.

Planning permission

Information on Planning permissions and enforcement.


We believe conservation of Buildings and the Natural Environment vital to the South Somerset area.

Planning Policy

The Planning Policy Team are responsible for the preparation of Local Development Framework Documents and provides the Council's spatial planning policy functions.

Strategic Housing

The Strategic Housing Service works to provide decent, safe and secure homes throughout the district. The Council responds to national, regional and local priorities and ensures that sufficient multi-tenure housing is provided to meet the needs of a changing population.

Building Control

Find information on Building Control and the application process.

View a planning application online

Access planning applications online.

View a building control application online

View a building control application.

Street Naming and Numbering

South Somerset District Council is the street naming and numbering authority for the South Somerset area with the principal responsibility of ensuring that streets are named and properties are numbered or named.