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Freedom of information request response - 06457

FOI request

FOI ID number
06457
Regarding
Planning Applications
Request
  1. How many appeals against decisions relating to residential-led planning applications were lodged in (a) 2016/2017, (b) 2017/2018, and (c) 2018/2019 and how many residential units were involved in these appeals?
  2. How much was spent by the authority on legal advice and action relating to planning appeals in (a) 2016/17, (b) 2017/2018, and (c) 2018/2019.
  3. How many planning applications were granted permission after appeal in (a) 2016/2017, (b) 2017/2018, and (c) 2018/2019?
  4. How many new residential units were granted permission following an appeal in (a) 2016/2017, (b) 2017/2018, and (c) 2018/2019?

Our response

Response

For a response to questions 1, 3 and 4 please see the spreadsheet attached.

Regarding question 2: The Council does not employ planning consultants to write appeal statements, this work is undertaken solely by Planning Officers, so the Council’s expenditure for the years requested is is £0.

In relation to Legal Fees, the Council does not generally require Legal input into appeals unless they are determined by means of a Public Inquiry of Hearing, so the Council’s expenditure for the years requested is £0.

Response date
09 January 2020

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