Useful Links

Planning Applications

Planning Applications can be viewed on the Mendip District Council website at the following link. Use the Mendip search with ‘Parish’ set to ‘Westbury Sub Mendip’, and any other useful search information you can provide.

A New National Planning Policy Framework was issued at the beginning of July 2021 – National Planning Policy Framework

How to Reply to Planning Applications – This booklet offers a brief introduction to the planning system and the planning application process. Its aim is to help you present your views on planning applications in your area appropriately, effectively, and to the right people. The guide offers information on how different planning applications is assessed, also providing sample letters and emails of support and objection to planning applications.


As ever, the page is the best place for information and now includes a short film introducing the new service and how things need to be recycled.

Zoom Meetings

The Parish Council is now unable to continue virtual meetings via Zoom, but the Council has decided to keep its Zoom Pro account running and to be available for other community organizations. The Protocol for Zoom use is here Virtual Meeting Protocol non-PC

Please contact the Clerk by email ( ) with details of date and time of requested Zoom use. The Clerk will provide login details etc. if the request can be met.

Road Closures

Occasionally there will be roadworks in the area, please click here for the link to for up to date details


Explore Somerset provides a map of rights of way footpaths in the local area.