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  • Local list of Planning Application Requirements Open

    Consultation about the local list of Planning Application Requirements that sets out what is required to submit valid applications.

    Open from 06 Sep 2021 to 11 Oct 2021

  • Avatar Revised North Somerset Parking Standards Supplementary Planning Document Closed

    The Revised North Somerset Parking Standards Supplementary Planning Document has been prepared. We now invite feedback from members or the public, businesses and other interested stakeholders on the document.

    Open from 17 May 2021 to 28 Jun 2021

  • Avatar Abbots Leigh, Ham Green, Pill and Easton-in-Gordano Neighbourhood Plan consultation on submitted Neighbourhood Plan Closed

    This six week consultation period is the final chance for residents, businesses and others to make comments on the neighbourhood plan before it is examined by an independent examiner. All of the comments made at this stage will be forwarded to the appointed examiner to be taken into account when the plan is scrutinised. The Neighbourhood Plan covers the parishes of Abbots Leigh and Pill & Easton-in-Gordano.

    Open from 01 Feb 2021 to 15 Mar 2021

  • Avatar North Somerset Local Plan 2038: Challenges and Choices Part 2: Choices for the Future Complete

    A Local Plan sets out where development can and cannot take place and ensures we get the right type of development in the right place with the right services and infrastructure – and avoids unplanned development. This document is about the broad approaches to where new development might take place and presents four potential approaches for discussion. This consultation follows on form the Challenges consultation that took place in the summer.

    Open from 02 Nov 2020 to 14 Dec 2020

  • Avatar North Somerset Local Plan 2038 Challenges and Choices Part 1: Challenges for the Future Complete

    A Local Plan sets out where developments can and cannot take place and ensures we get the right type of development in the right place with the right services and infrastructure – and avoids unplanned development. This document is the first stage in preparing a Local Plan and sets out the challenges facing North Somerset.

    Open from 22 Jul 2020 to 02 Sep 2020

  • North Somerset Local Plan: Pre-commencement Document (March 2020) Complete

    On 7 January 2020 North Somerset Council formally withdrew from the JSP process and the Council will now prepare a new Local Plan for North Somerset covering strategic and non-strategic policies whilst continuing to work with neighbouring planning authorities and other bodies under the duty to cooperate. This presents a fresh start for the local plan and an opportunity to step back and reassess the strategic context and spatial strategy options for North Somerset. The Pre-commencement document is the notice of intent that a new Local Plan will be prepared for North Somerset for the period 2023 – 2038 and sets out its scope, methodology and programme.

    Open from 10 Mar 2020 to 22 Apr 2020

  • Avatar Draft Shopfront Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) - July 2019 Closed

    This Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is intended to help those proposing to alter or install a new shopfront or to convert a shop into residential or other form of accommodation. It sets out what is required in terms of permissions and statutory consents. It promotes a greater understanding of the existing heritage value and architectural detail of existing shopfronts in North Somerset and will ensure delivery of a high standard of design and workmanship which will benefit traders, shoppers and improve the local environment.

    Open from 01 Jul 2019 to 12 Aug 2019

  • Statement of Community Involvement revision 2019 Closed

    Open from 04 Jun 2019 to 16 Jul 2019

  • Planning Application Requirements Closed

    Consultation on revised Planning Application Requirements (PAR)

    Open from 04 Mar 2019 to 02 Apr 2019

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