Planning Application Statistics

Jason Dugdale made this Freedom of Information request to Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be pleased if you would confirm the following information for the past 3 ½ years (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) relating to planning applications (broken down into each individual year): -

Number of Major Planning Applications Received
Number of Major Planning Application Determined
Number of Major Planning Applications Determined and Decision Notice issued within 13 weeks
Number of Major Planning Applications refused planning permission
Number of extensions of time agreed

Number of Minor Planning Applications Received
Number of Minor Planning Application Determined
Number of Minor Planning Applications Determined and Decision Notice issued within 8 weeks
Number of Minor Planning Applications refused planning permission
Number of extensions of time agreed

Number of Householder Planning Applications Received
Number of Householder Planning Application Determined
Number of Householder Planning Applications Determined and Decision Notice issued within 8 weeks
Number of extensions of time agreed

Yours faithfully,

Wiplow Ltd.

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Dugdale

Thank you for your request for information (FOI 45996) submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which has been given the above mentioned reference number. Please quote this on any correspondence regarding your request.

Stockport Council will respond to your request within 20 working days from the date of receipt. If there will be a charge for disbursements e.g. photocopying in order to provide the information, we will inform you as soon as possible to see if you wish to proceed; however such charges are usually waived if they amount to less than £10.

Yours sincerely,
Fahmida Firdaws
Advanced Apprentice
Information Governance, Stopford House (UG South)
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, SK1 3XE
Tel: 0161 474 4299

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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Dugdale,

 

I am writing in response to your request for information (FOI 45996).

 

The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information
and our response is as follows:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be pleased if you would
confirm the following information for the past 3 ½ years (2015, 2016, 2017
and 2018) relating to planning applications (broken down into each
individual year): -

 

Number of Major Planning Applications Received Number of Major Planning
Application Determined Number of Major Planning Applications Determined
and Decision Notice issued within 13 weeks Number of Major Planning
Applications refused planning permission Number of extensions of time
agreed

 

Number of Minor Planning Applications Received Number of Minor Planning
Application Determined Number of Minor Planning Applications Determined
and Decision Notice issued within 8 weeks Number of Minor Planning
Applications refused planning permission Number of extensions of time
agreed

 

Number of Householder Planning Applications Received Number of Householder
Planning Application Determined Number of Householder Planning
Applications Determined and Decision Notice issued within 8 weeks Number
of extensions of time agreed

 

For the query in respect of major planning applications this information
can be viewed at
[1]https://www.gov.uk/government/collection...

 

In respect of Minor planning applications, all information other than
number of extensions of time can be viewed at
[2]https://www.gov.uk/government/collection...

 

We negotiate extensions of time in the majority of Minor applications, we
do not however currently record this information in a consistent or
searchable form in our back of house system.  As such should you wish to
obtain this information, you would need to arrange to view each individual
electronic file to establish the information for yourself. 

 

In respect of householder planning applications, all information other
than number of extensions of time can be viewed at
[3]https://www.gov.uk/government/collection...

 

We negotiate extensions of time in the majority of householders
applications where it proves necessary to do so. We do not however
currently record this information in a consistent or searchable form in
our back of house system.  As such should you wish to obtain this
information, you would need to arrange to view each individual electronic
file to establish the information for yourself. 

 

In order to assist we have attached an excel spreadsheet of which list by
application reference number, decision type, date of decision and
application type. As you can see there are a total of 5129 records,
unfortunately we are unable to provide you with further information in
respect

 

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must do so within 40 working days of the date of this response. Any
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contact [4][email address] in the first instance.

                          

If you are unhappy with the outcome of any internal review, you are
entitled to complain to the Information Commissioner. To do so, contact:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

[5]www.ico.gov.uk

 

01625 545 745

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Danial Farooq

Freedom of Information Officer

Information Governance, Stopford House (Upper Ground South)

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, SK1 3XE

Tel: 0161 474 2388

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