Freedom of information request response - 05864

FOI request

FOI ID number
Standard operating procedure for processing planning applications

Please send me:

A copy of your Standard Operating Procedure, or other named document as used by Eden District Council, detailing the process staff must follow in processing planning applications including those under permitted agricultural developments.

I would like the above information to be provided to me as  an electronic copy. 

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

Our response


The Development Management Department of Eden District Council does not use a written Standard Operating Procedure relating to the processing of planning applications regardless of type. All planning decisions that are taken follow National Policy and Guidance.

Response date
29 January 2019