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West Somerset Council

Apply for Planning Permission

The simplest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.
 

Make an application online


Registration is easy and you can complete your application form and upload supporting documents.

The benefits of applying online include:
  • You can work on your applications in draft before submission
  • Immediate delivery and acknowledgement
  • Savings on postage and printing costs
  • Online help function when completing applications
  • Online record of your completed applications

If you prefer you can complete your application form online and submit supporting documents and fees by post or at our offices.

Paper Forms

You can still submit planning applications the traditional way by downloading and completing the relevant forms from the Planning Portal and submitting supporting documents and fees by post or at our offices.
 

Find forms on the Planning Portal


Please note a planning application cannot be progressed until all the necessary supporting information and the appropriate fee is received.