Some of the most commonly asked questions with answers
How do I submit a question for a council meeting?
Questions for council meetings can be submitted in advance of the meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org. If they are submitted three clear working days in advance of the meeting, staff and councillors aim to provide a response in the meeting. A question can be raised in the Public Open Forum at the start of each meeting, but may be referred to the Clerk for a response within 10 working days.
How can I get a stall at the market?
The monthly Farmers’ Market is run by Somerset Farmers Markets – contact them directly via their website.
How do I view a planning application?
Planning applications can be viewed through SSDC’s planning portal. Search for an application here.
When will my rubbish be collected?
You can check up to date waste collection dates here https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/
How much do councillors get paid?
Town Councillors do not get paid or receive any allowances towards their Town Council duties.