Dear Bracknell Forest Borough Council,

Please can you provide the number of applications received between 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022 for the following highway licences/permits:

Cranes / Cherry pickers / MEWPS
Hoardings / Site Fencing
Material on highway
Scaffolding
Skips
Café tables and chairs
A Boards
TTRO's / TTRN's
Section 50's
Section 171's
Crossovers / Dropped Kerbs
Highways Searches
Lane Rental Waiver Requests

With reference to the s50 and s171 licences, for the same time period, how many notice of works, reinstatement notices and traffic management control forms were received?

Yours faithfully,

Jacob Smith

Information Compliance-Officer, Bracknell Forest Borough Council

Dear Jacob Smith

Thank you for your request for information, below, which was received by the Council (10/10/2022) and we will answer your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The FOI Act obliges us to respond to requests promptly, and in any case no later than 20 working days (by 07/11/2022 ) unless it is necessary to consider the public interest, in which case a full response must be provided within such a time as is reasonable in the circumstances and I will write to you again if this occurs.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future correspondence.

Yours sincerely

Information Compliance Team
Legal Services
Delivery
Bracknell Forest Council
Tel: 01344 352000
Email: [Bracknell Forest Borough Council request email]
Web: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

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Information Compliance-Officer, Bracknell Forest Borough Council

Dear Jacob Smith

 

I am writing to confirm that the council has completed the processing of
your request for information.

 

Please find below a copy of your request, followed by the Council’s
response.

 

Request

 

Please can you provide the number of applications received between 1st
April 2021 to 31st March 2022 for the following highway licences/permits:

 

  

Cranes / Cherry pickers / MEWPS

 

Hoardings / Site Fencing – This information is publicly available on the
Councils website where you  can go to [1]View building control
applications | Bracknell Forest Council (bracknell-forest.gov.uk) and use
*SCAF* to search for scaffold licences and *HOA* for hoarding licences.

 

 Material on highway

 Scaffolding – See link above

 Skips

 Café tables and chairs

 A Boards

 TTRO's / TTRN's

 Section 50's

 Section 171's

 Crossovers / Dropped Kerbs

 Highways Searches

 Lane Rental Waiver Requests

  

With reference to the s50 and s171 licences, for the same time period, how
many notice of works, reinstatement notices and traffic management control
forms were received?

 

Response

Please see links above for the information we are currently able to
provide.

Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide figures for that period
for the remaining information as we are in the middle of a system upgrade.
 

 

 

 

You may also find it helpful to refer to our web page
[2]https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/busi...
which contains other helpful information as well.

 

 

If you have any queries about this matter please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

Please note that your request may itself be the subject of a FOI request
and will be disclosed in that event.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to our
handling of your request you can request an internal review.

Requests for an internal review must be made in writing, and within 40
working days from the date the authority issued an initial response to
your request. Public authorities are not obliged to accept internal
reviews after this date.

 

Requests for internal reviews should be acknowledged and the target date
for responding will be advised usually within 20 working days. In the
event that clarification of an internal review is required from the
applicant the normal 20 working day time period will not begin until it
has been received.

 

When requesting an internal review, please include your reference number,
the date of your original request and your contact details. Please also
include an explanation of why you are dissatisfied with our response.
Requests for an internal review should be sent to:
[Bracknell Forest Borough Council request email]

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council. The Information Commission can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Compliance Team

Legal Services

Delivery

Bracknell Forest Council

Tel: 01344 352000

Email: [email address]

Web: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

 

 

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Information Compliance-Officer, Bracknell Forest Borough Council

Dear Jacob Smith

 

 

Further to our response to you on 16^th November where we said
‘Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide figures for that period
for the remaining information as we are in the middle of a system
upgrade’.

 

Please find below the reminder of the information that you requested which
was unavailable at the time due to a system upgrade.

 

Request

The number of applications received between 1st April 2021 to 31st March
2022 for the following highway licences/permits:

 

  

Response

Number of applications 1/4/21 - 31/3/22
License No. of applications
Street work notification 54
Section 171 84
Skips 7
Street Café 6
A Boards No data
Temporary Road closure /
Section 50 15

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Compliance Team

Legal Services

Delivery

Bracknell Forest Council

Tel: 01344 352000

Email: [email address]

Web: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

 

 

From: Information Compliance-Officer
<[email address]>
Sent: 16 November 2022 12:44
To: [FOI #906661 email]
Subject: Freedom of Information Response Ref No. 559 - Number of highway
licence/permit applications

 

Dear Jacob Smith

 

I am writing to confirm that the council has completed the processing of
your request for information.

 

Please find below a copy of your request, followed by the Council’s
response.

 

Request

 

Please can you provide the number of applications received between 1st
April 2021 to 31st March 2022 for the following highway licences/permits:

 

  

Cranes / Cherry pickers / MEWPS

 

Hoardings / Site Fencing – This information is publicly available on the
Councils website where you  can go to [1]View building control
applications | Bracknell Forest Council (bracknell-forest.gov.uk) and use
*SCAF* to search for scaffold licences and *HOA* for hoarding licences.

 

 Material on highway

 Scaffolding – See link above

 Skips

 Café tables and chairs

 A Boards

 TTRO's / TTRN's

 Section 50's

 Section 171's

 Crossovers / Dropped Kerbs

 Highways Searches

 Lane Rental Waiver Requests

  

With reference to the s50 and s171 licences, for the same time period, how
many notice of works, reinstatement notices and traffic management control
forms were received?

 

Response

Please see links above for the information we are currently able to
provide.

Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide figures for that period
for the remaining information as we are in the middle of a system upgrade.
 

 

 

 

You may also find it helpful to refer to our web page
[2]https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/busi...
which contains other helpful information as well.

 

 

If you have any queries about this matter please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

Please note that your request may itself be the subject of a FOI request
and will be disclosed in that event.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to our
handling of your request you can request an internal review.

Requests for an internal review must be made in writing, and within 40
working days from the date the authority issued an initial response to
your request. Public authorities are not obliged to accept internal
reviews after this date.

 

Requests for internal reviews should be acknowledged and the target date
for responding will be advised usually within 20 working days. In the
event that clarification of an internal review is required from the
applicant the normal 20 working day time period will not begin until it
has been received.

 

When requesting an internal review, please include your reference number,
the date of your original request and your contact details. Please also
include an explanation of why you are dissatisfied with our response.
Requests for an internal review should be sent to:
[3][Bracknell Forest Borough Council request email]

 

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council. The Information Commission can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Compliance Team

Legal Services

Delivery

Bracknell Forest Council

Tel: 01344 352000

Email: [4][email address]

Web: [5]www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

 

 

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5. http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/