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Consultations

Your views are important in helping to shape Somerset West and Taunton. 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.

Visit our Consultation Hub to view open and closed consultations.

We are currently consulting on two planning design guides, the consultation period for both documents ends on Monday 16 August.

Districtwide design guide SPD

This document illustrates the Council’s aspirations for maintaining and improving the design quality across the Somerset West and Taunton area. More information can be found on the Districtwide design guide webpage, or on the consultation Hub, via the link below.

Taunton Garden Town public realm design guide SPD

This document illustrates the Council’s aspirations for raising the standard of the public realm and streetworks consistently across our Garden Town. More information can be found on the Taunton Garden Town public realm design guide webpage, or on the consultation Hub, via the link below.