Is North Somerset a county?

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Is North Somerset a county?

North Somerset is a unitary district in Somerset, South West England. Whilst its area covers part of the ceremonial county of Somerset, it is administered independently of the non-metropolitan county. Its administrative headquarters is in the town hall in Weston-super-Mare. (mid-2019 est.)

What areas are in North Somerset?

There are four main towns in North Somerset – Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead and Weston-super-Mare, along with numerous villages.

What areas are classed as North Somerset?

What is the largest town in North Somerset?

Weston-super-Mare is the largest town in North Somerset with a population of over 77,000.

What areas are in Somerset Council?

The Somerset region has an area of 5382 sq km and includes five major townships, Esk, Fernvale, Kilcoy, Lowood and Toogoolawah. The region is home to approximately 25,000 people and is expected to grow to an estimated 34,500 by 2031.

Where can I find planning applications in North Somerset?

The Planning Map shows all current and decided applications for any location in North Somerset. Simply, go to the location, tick ‘Planning applications’ in the map legend, then zoom in. You can set up email alerts, to automatically notify you about new applications in your area.

How do I contact the planning team?

If you need to contact our planning team, you should use the planning enquiry form. For any other enquiry, use our general enquiry form. Most council services can be accessed through this website saving you having to telephone us or visit our offices.

How to check likelihood of planning permission being granted?

This form can be used to check the likelihood of planning permission being granted or for general advice from a Planning Officer prior to submitting a planning application. This form can be used to request a copy of a decision notice for a planning application. If you do not have the reference number, this can be found using our planning map.

How do I contact a planning officer about a live application?

Our planning officers are not available to respond to questions about live applications, including questions sent by online form, post, or email. If you need help submitting any of the forms call us between 9am and 5pm (Monday to Friday).

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