Parish Council

The Parish Council is responsible for local issues such as:

  • evaluating local planning applications
  • liaising with the West Somerset District Council, Somerset County Council and local police on matters of crime, security, traffic, maintenance, repair, and improvement of highways, drainage, footpaths, public transport, and street cleaning
  • the maintenance and repair of parish facilities

Crowcombe parish falls within the district of West Somerset. The District Council is responsible for local planning and building control, local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection and recycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism.

Somerset County Council is responsible for running services such as education, social services, libraries, main roads, public transport, policing and fire services, trading standards, waste disposal and strategic planning

Crowcombe Parish Council meets every other month, usually on the first Thursday evening of the month, with additional extra-ordinary meetings called as necessary to discuss issues that arise outside the regular cycle of meetings

All meetings are open to the public and agendas are published at least three clear working days prior to the meeting, both on the website and on the noticeboard outside The Carew Arms. Draft minutes of meetings are also published on the website as soon as possible after each meeting.