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Your views are important in helping to shape Somerset West and Taunton and our communities. We want to hear about your experiences and ideas to help us plan for positive change. What's important to you? Let us know what you think through our consultations and participation activities.

Featured consultations

Open Consultations

  • Stogursey Parish Housing Needs Survey

    Closing date extended to 5 December 2021. Are local people struggling with housing issues which need to be addressed? Stogursey Parish Council wishes to find out whether people in the parish are struggling with housing issues and accommodation requirements, and have... More

    Closes today

  • Proposal to Increase Taxi Fares

    The cost of using a hackney carriage, more commonly known as a ‘taxi’, depends on when and how far you travel. The total cost of using a taxi is referred to as a ‘fare’ and is calculated on an electronic meter installed and displayed in the vehicle. The council sets... More

    Closes 6 December 2021

  • Community Governance Review for Taunton

    Somerset West and Taunton Council is carrying out a review to decide on changes to existing local governance arrangements, including whether or not a new town or parish council or councils should be set up in those parts of Taunton where they don’t currently exist. Full information about... More

    Closes 12 January 2022

Closed Consultations

  • Public Realm Design Guide for Taunton Garden Town

    We are now re-consulting the public and all stakeholders on the draft Public Realm Design Guide for Taunton Garden Town which is a document illustrating the Council’s aspirations for maintaining and improving the public realm design quality across the Taunton Garden Town area. The consultation... More

    Closed 16 August 2021

  • Districtwide Design Guide

    We are now re-consulting on the draft Districtwide Design Guide, which once adopted by the Council as a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) will be a material planning consideration when determining planning applications. The document illustrates the Council’s aspirations for maintaining... More

    Closed 16 August 2021

  • New Council Housing Development at Snedden Grove, Taunton

    Somerset West and Taunton Council is encouraging members of the public to have their say about a planning application for 26 council rented homes at Snedden Grove, Taunton which is due to be submitted shortly. The budget for the scheme was recently approved by Full Council and work is now... More

    Closed 18 July 2021

  • New Council Housing Development at Charter Walk (north site), Taunton

    Somerset West and Taunton Council is encouraging members of the public to have their say about a planning application for 3 council rented homes at Charter Walk, Taunton which is due to be submitted shortly. The council is looking to develop two sites at Charter Walk. This consultation relates to... More

    Closed 4 July 2021

  • New Council Housing Development at Charter Walk (south site), Taunton

    Somerset West and Taunton Council is encouraging members of the public to have their say about a planning application for 3 council rented homes at Charter Walk, Taunton which is due to be submitted shortly. The council is looking to develop two sites at Charter Walk. This consultation relates to... More

    Closed 4 July 2021