Monitoring, Studies and Research
Mapping and understanding current and future change in the environment, population and economy is critical to preparing local plans and policies.
Current and Planned Studies
The Council will be revising and updating most of the key evidence used to prepare Local Plan Parts 1 and 2.
Studies in progress include
- an update to the District Wide Flood Risk Assessment
- a revised Landscape Character Assessment for Mendip
- a review of the Mendip highway network
Further work will be commissioned in 2020 in connection with climate change, viability and sustainability appraisal.
Links to previous studies and topic areas can be found below.
More information relevant to the district can be found on Local Statistics page.