Planning Consultations

On 14th January Taunton Deane Planners held a consultation event in the Victoria Rooms. Click here for more details. Following this event the Parish Council drafted a response to the Taunton Deane CORE STRATEGY AND SMALL SITES CONSULTATION document.

The Parish Council response was submitted on 25th February. Read it here.

Response to TDBC Core Strategy August 2011 Click here 

Response to the National Planning Policy Framework October 2011 Click here

The Parish Council has a delegated agreement with Taunton Deane Borough Council to decide on certain types of development. Recently TDBC offered to renew the Agreement of different terms. Read the Parish Councils response here.

Each month the  Parish Councils Planning Report will appear on this page together with any other relevant planning information. 

Planning Reports

August 2010

High Profile Cases

Proposed Housing north of Wellington adjacent to Runnington.

The Parish Council's objection is here 

The Inspector has rejected the appeal against refusal. The full decision is here.

Milverton Vicarage

Vicarage Appeal Decision

Wellington Road Garden Centre

Objection to Garden Centre in Wellington

Garden Centre Response

Taunton Deane Response to Milverton Parish Council Concerns


The latest situation with the Creedwell Planning application is that TDBC refused to revoke the certificate despite the new evidence uncovered and submitted by the Parish Council and Action Group.

The Parish Council has asked the TDBC Scrutiny Committee to look at the case and how the process was handled.


Hedgerow Regulations