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Christmas and New Year in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.

Rubbish and recycling collections will be two days later from Monday 25th to Friday 29th December, and one day later between Monday 1st to Friday 5th January. A Bank Holiday Collection leaflet from the Somerset Waste Partnership is available here: Icon for pdf Christmas & New Year Refuse Collections 2017/2018 [22.09KB]

Five Year Housing Land Supply 2017 to 2022

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) requires all Local Authorities to identify and maintain a five year supply of deliverable land for housing. This report is published annually by Sedgemoor.

The report draws upon information from the most up to date housing monitoring, the Strategic Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) and deliverability information as of December 2016.

Key Findings of the 2017-2022 report

  • A supply of deliverable sites in excess of the five year Core Strategy requirement can be demonstrated for Sedgemoor
  • Against emerging Local Plan requirements there is currently a small shortfall, although actual delivery from allocated sites in the emerging Local Plan is likely to be higher as the plan progresses through to adoption
  • Sedgemoor has continued strong build rates on key strategic sites, and continues to consent for additional strategic sites.

The full report can be downloaded below. 

Icon for pdf Sedgemoor 5 Year Housing Land Supply (2017-2022) [1.6MB]

Please note that this report was re-published in March 2017 to rectify an inconsistency with the Housing Trajectory as published in the Council's Annual Monitoring Report.

Sedgemoor 5 Year Housing Land Supply Report (2016-21) [1.27MB]