Villagers marched through Sedgemoor District Council's offices in protest of Bloor Homes' housing plans on Tuesday.
The first step toward a potential development of 550 homes has been given the green light.
Detailed plans for more homes in Congresbury will be discussed next week.
Government officials have urged North Somerset Council to go back to the drawing board after raising 'significant concerns' with its plans for thousands of homes.
Plans to build 50 homes in Lympsham would cause 'serious impact' to road safety and stretch village resources to the limit, according to its parish council.
A housing developer says it will consider its options after being refused permission to build 66 homes, and a road through a historic orchard, for a second time.
'Laughable' plans to extend a block of flats in Weston have been rejected.
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