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The Pre-Submission Consultation

We have to show the South Somerset District Council that the Parish supports the Neighbourhood Plan that we have developed. This consultation took place during August 2019 ending on 13/9/19.

The Pre-submission version of the Plan and associated douments can be downloaded from the links on the right. Comments were sent to the Clerk of the Parish Council at The Market House, Church Street, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6JL or email

The Neighbourhood Plan was produced in the context of the Souh Somerset Local Plan and information available at the time.

The formal notification of the consultation is below.


Downloads and links

Martock Neighbourhood Plan - Pre-Submission version.

Supporting evidence-base documents

The Presubmission Consultation comment form

Comments received from the Presubmission Consultation

The presubmission consultation ended on 13/9/19. Follow the link on the right for details and an analysis of the of the comments.


The Pre-submission consultation decision schedule can be downloaded here.


Martock Parish Neighbourhood Plan
Regulation 14 Public Consultation Notice

In accordance with Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Part 5, 14(a) – (c), notice is hereby given that a formal Pre-Submission consultation on the Martock Parish Neighbourhood Plan will commence at 9am on 13th July 2019 ending 5pm on 13th September 2019.

About the Plan
The Martock Parish Neighbourhood Plan (the Plan) has been created through listening to the views of the residents and businesses of the Parish. It has evolved to help deliver the local community’s aspirations and requirements for future development up to 2028. The Plan will provide a means of guiding, promoting and enabling balanced, sustainable change and growth within the designated neighbourhood area (the parish area of Martock).

Martock Parish Council hereby invites comments on the Pre-Submission Version of the Neighbourhood Plan. All responses received will be considered by the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and the Parish Council to produce a revised version of the Plan, which will then be submitted to South Somerset District Council, as the local planning authority, for examination by an independent examiner.

Viewing the Draft Plan and Commenting on it
The Martock Parish Neighbourhood Plan, various supporting evidence-base documents and a Comments Form can be found by following the links on the right.

Paper copies of the Plan may be viewed at the Market House and Martock Library. Paper copies of the comment forms are also available at these venues.

A copy of the Neighbourhood Plan and the Comments Form can be emailed to you on request by contacting the Parish Clerk on 01935 822891 or via email:

You may comment on the Neighbourhood Plan by:

  • downloading the Comments Form on the right and emailing it to
  • completing the paper Comments Form and returning it to the address below
  • writing or emailing your comment, along with your name and address, to the Parish Clerk (we cannot accept anonymous comments)

Returning the Comments Form
Comments forms may be returned by:

  • completing a paper form and posting to, or putting in the letter box of, the Parish Clerk at The Market House, Church Street, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6JL
  • completing a pdf form and email to

All comments must be received by 5:00pm on Friday 13th September 2019



A summary flyer on how to comment

The Pre-Submission Consultation Notice
(The text of the left column)

The Neighbourhood Plan Regultion 14 Consultation Statutory Instrument

The list of Regulation 14 consultees