Committee details

Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

The purpose of the Committee is to act for the Council on matters involving the functions of the Council as local or district planning authority.  The Committee's powers include the power to determine applications for planning permission; to determine listed building consents; enforce or dispense with the duty to replace trees; issue an enforcement notice etc.

The full role and functions of the Committee are set out within the together with the Terms of Reference.


Membership of Planning Committee

15 seats in total
11 Conservative
4 West Somerset Opposition


Contact information

Support officer: Tracey Meadows. Email: or 01823 219735

Phone: 01823 219735