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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]

Statement of Community Involvement

Community involvement is a key element of the planning system. The adopted Statement of Community Involvement sets out the Council's consultation strategy in relation to community involvement in planning matters in Sedgemoor. It outlines who will be consulted and when, and how consultation will take place in the preparation of planning policy documents and in the determination of planning applications.

The Council adopted the Statement of Community Involvement on 18th April 2007, following a public examination. The adopted document and the Inspector's Report can be downloaded below.

Information on South West Planning Aid

South West Planning Aid provides free, independent and impartial advice on town planning matters to community groups and individuals who cannot afford professional fees. It is part of the Royal Town Planning Institute, a charity and the professional body for planning. It has a strong volunteer network as well as paid staff.

South West Planning Aid can prepare communities for their involvement with local authorities and the development plan process (e.g. through advice and training). It also provides help and support on planning applications.

Adopted SCI [329.1KB] Inspector's Report [7.01MB] Planning Aid