The Town Council has been asked to consider the following planning applications and recommend for or against approval. The applications will be considered at an online meeting of the Council’s Planning Committee on June 5th at 10am. Members of the public who would like to ask questions or make comments at the meeting should contact by June 4th to obtain an invitation. The meeting will also be streamed on YouTube where it can be watched live or later at

Members of the public may also submit written representations to the Town Council by emailing However the Town Council can only make recommendations on planning applications – the actual decisions are made by South Somerset District Council (SSDC) – so members of the public may prefer to submit comments directly to SSDC.  Clicking on the relevant link beneath each application (below) will open the relevant page on the SSDC website and enable you…

  • to see details of the application: click on the Documents tab and then on the View associated documents link which gives you access to the plans and other relevant documents, including representations by consultees and members of the public.
  • to see other comments: click on the Comments tab and then on the Public Comments tab.
  • to submit a comment:  click on the Comments tab and then on the Make a Comment tab.

Anyone can Register on the SSSC website to Search, Save, Track and Comment on Planning Applications direct to SSDC. SSDC is unable to accept submissions sent in by post at the moment.

20/01229/FUL: Land north of Coombe Rise, Higher Tolbury, Bruton BA10 0DJ – Construction of a treehouse for use as guest accommodation.

2020/0581/FUL: Lambrook Pig Unit, Wyke Farm To Snagg Farm, Lamyatt, Shepton Mallet BA4 6N (neighbouring parish) – Demolition of existing pig fattening unit, erection of 8 storage units together with welfare facilities, parking and landscaping works.

20/01316/LBC: Hugh Sexey’s Hospital, High Street, Bruton BA10 0AS – the carrying out of alterations to existing boiler room including replacement of existing horizontal flue & replacement of existing metal ventilation louvre with new panel.

20/01319/HOU:  12 Brue Avenue, Bruton BA10 0HZ – Erection of a single storey extension to rear, part loft conversion with insertion of rooflight and side window to first floor

20/01351/NMA: Coombe Hill Farm Combe Hill Bruton BA10 – Non-material amendment of 19/00696/FUL for the repositioning of plot 1 and alteration to position of boundary of plot 1 with plot 2 and Coombe Hill Farm.

Here is the full agenda of the meeting:

Planning Agenda, 5th June 2020
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