Consultation Calendar

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Consultations that are active during July 2021 to June 2022
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Proposals to improve the A38

Asking your views about series of proposed improvements along the A38 for road users including those that cycle, walk, and use bus services. This major scheme is a joint venture between North Somerset Council and Somerset County Council with the majority of funding coming from the Department for Transport.

Portishead Lake Grounds

Your views on improvements to the Lake Grounds

Banwell Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan

North Somerset Council has worked with Banwell Parish Council and Banwell Society of Archaeology to produce a Draft Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan for Banwell Conservation Area.

Banwell Bypass and Highway Improvements Consultation

We are seeking your feedback on the favoured Banwell bypass route, any existing local issues that should be considered and additional proposals to reduce impacts of the road on Banwell and the surrounding area.

Recycling and Waste Strategy

Please give feedback on our draft Recycling and Waste Strategy. We want to understand whether our targets, aims and actions are right and if not, what we are missing.

Digital strategy

What do you think of our draft digital strategy?

Local list of Planning Application Requirements

Consultation about the local list of Planning Application Requirements that sets out what is required to submit valid applications.

Supplementary Consultation for Proposed expansion to Baytree Special School, including location onto a second site

This is a supplementary consultation by North Somerset Council regarding the possible expansion of Baytree School from a 72 to a 120-place school, formally with effect from September 2023

Housing Strategy 2022 to 2027

Do you have any suggestions about our draft strategy

What you think of the way we consult with residents (and with organisations representing residents)?

Weston Stone Walls Article 4 Direction

Consultation into the proposal to create an Article 4 Direction which would remove permitted development rights for the demolition of stone walls of a height of one meter and under within the Greater Weston Conservation Area.

Coordinated Admission Schemes for 2023-24

This consultation asks your views about the proposed coordinated admission schemes for 2023-24. Please read the documents and let us know your views online. All Local Authorities in England are required, under the School Admissions Code, to operate a coordinated scheme. All Infant, Junior, Primary and Secondary Schools within North Somerset are participants within these Schemes.

School Admission Arrangements for North Somerset Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools 2023-24

This consultation asks your views about the proposed admission arrangements for North Somerset Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools 2023-24

Name engagement for Weston's Sovereign Centre

North Somerset Council is asking the public to choose a new name for Weston’s Sovereign Centre.

Consultation on School Funding Arrangements for the 2022-23 Financial Year

This 'Fair Funding' consultation is to ask you what you think about the North Somerset Strategic Schools Forum plans for how the 'minor national funding arrangements' will be introduced in North Somerset. It will mainly be of interest to school heads, heads of governors and bursars at schools, though anyone is welcome to take part. Taking part does require you to read and understand the consultation document. If you are answering on behalf of an organisation (e.g. a school) we require a single official response from your organisation. We will publish a list of which organisations have taken part but will not attribute any responses to any named organisations. So, once you have read that document, please let us know your views about the recommendations and how they can be implemented using this online questionnaire, before 8pm Friday 17 December 2021. The questionnaire is designed to be accessible to all. If you need it in another format, contact Emma Whitehead

Consultation on our Licensing Act 2003, Statement of Licensing Policy 2021-2024

Revision of Statement of Licencing Policy 2021-2024, a statutory requirement of the Authority under the Licensing act 2003.

Gambling Act 2005 – Statement of Principles 2022-2025

Revision of the Statement of Principle under the Gambling Act 2005

Updated School Admission Arrangements for North Somerset Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools 2023-24 You can Respond Online

The Community and Voluntary Controlled Admissions Arrangements were last consulted on for the 2020-21 intake. It is proposed that changes are made, which require consultation

Updated Coordinated Admission Schemes for 2023-24 You can Respond Online

This is an updated consultation which asks your views about the proposed coordinated admission schemes for 2023-24. Please read the documents and let us know your views online. Previous responses to the terminated consultation will also be taken into account. All Local Authorities in England are required, under the School Admissions Code, to operate a coordinated scheme. All Infant, Junior, Primary and Secondary Schools within North Somerset are participants within these Schemes.

Weston Central Children's Centre is changing You can Respond Online Featured

We are moving the premises of the Weston Central Children's Centre from Meadow Street to the Carlton Centre and would like to know if that affects you and also to hear your suggestions for changes to the service we offer

School Term Dates 2023/24 You can Respond Online

School employers are required to set the term dates of their school year. Employers are: the local authority in community, voluntary controlled, community special schools and maintained nursery schools; the governing body in foundation and voluntary aided schools; the academy trust in academies and free schools. For the 2022/2023 academic year the Council is consulting on a 195 day model where the 5 in service training days will be taken within these dates. The dates have been coordinated with our neighbouring authorities to ensure we consult on similar dates.