Long Ashton is not the Planning Authority, that is North Somerset Council, but it can make recommendations. Over the years it has been involved with many planning inquiries.
North Somerset planning files can be viewed online. Click on the left hand side link to 'Planning News' to log straight on.
The Parish Council Planning Committee meets monthly in the Pavilion, Keedwell Hill.
For the dates look in the "The Council" page.
The PC has a pre application protocol which can be viewed here.
Copies of minutes are held in the Library, and can be found on this site.
The Government has just published a plain English guide to planning which you may find helpful.
For Planning Policy Team documents CLICK HERE