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Planning Policy Consultations

Planning Policy Consultations and Community Engagement.

Current consultations

Pilot Design Code, Stoke St Michael - A pilot design code is currently being produced for the village of Stoke St. Michael.  Consultation on Stage 1 of the project will open from Thursday 26th May to Thursday 16th June 2022.

Further details of the project and the opportunity to get involved can be found here.

Policy DP7 - Design & Amenity in new Development - Comments are invited on changes to the 'validation list' for planning applications - further information can be found here.

Listings of Local Heritage Assets - SW Heritage Trust will be preparing 'local lists' for Somerset & Exmoor.  More information on nominations and new draft technical guide (for consultation until 30th June) can be found here.

Statement of Community Involvement - SCI

The SCI sets out Mendip District Council's policies on consultation and engagement in the preparation of  planning policy documents and
and planning applications. 

Icon for pdf Mendip District Council Statement of Community Involvement Draft for consultation – September 2020 [848.25KB]

The 2013 SCI can be found here: Icon for pdf Statement of Community Involvement 2013 [435.38KB].

Single Local Plan Review

A review of the Mendip Local Plan Parts I & II will form part of the planning framework for the new Somerset Council.

Local Plan Mailing List

The Council maintain a contact database for individuals and organisations. Please contact the planning policy team by email to be included on our consultation database.