District Council

District Councillor

Sue Steele SSDC

Sue Steele

Isle Abbotts
Tel: 01460 281345
Email: sue.steele@southsomerset.gov.uk
Web: www.susansteele.co.uk

Information on the South Somerset District Council website includes:


About us

About South Somerset District Council

Online services

Pay a bill or council invoice, make an application or tell the council about something.

Your area

Get information about where you live. Includes waste and recycling, council tax and an interactive map.

Contact us

Contact us online, call us or visit us in person. Have a say about issues in your local community. Find out about our complaints procedure and senior management structure.

Planning and building control

Land and premises, planning permission, building control, planning policy. conservation and view applications online.

About Our District

Want to find out more about South Somerset, your parish or ward? This section contains full profiles for your area.

Elections and voting

Information on forthcoming elections and registering to vote

Benefits and Council Tax

Details of how you may get help with payment of rent or council tax.

Business rates

Business rates or national non-domestic rates (NNDR) are collected from businesses by councils on behalf of central government.

Councillors and Meetings

Councillors, meetings and decisions, elections, parish/town councils, overview and scrutiny.


Information on independent living, housing solutions, your home, private sector housing.

Licensing, permits, registrations and notifications

Information, online applications and forms.

Business and regeneration

Information for your business, business relocation and local regeneration.


Funding and support, equality and diversity, area working and the Localism Act.

Community safety

Partnerships, Safer and stronger neighbourhoods, Speed Watch, road safety and how to get involved.


Recycling and Waste, streets and open spaces, environmental health, countryside, emergency planning, climate change.

Leisure and culture

Play and youth, sports and health, museums and heritage, the arts, tourism and local markets.

Jobs and volunteering

Job Vacancies, working for us, placement schemes and volunteering.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) is soon to be rolled out in South Somerset, with new claims starting from 20 April 2015. The eligibility criteria to be able to claim in the initial roll out are very limited and will only affect single customers claiming as unemployed. Other exceptions apply.