Dear Sir or Madam,
I believe you are an authority with planning responsibilities
(according to http://www.theplanningdirectory.co.uk/au...),
apologies if this is not the case.
Can you please let me know the following relating to planning
applications featuring a change of use from A1 (shop), under the
Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987.
In the last 5 years:
1) How many planning applications have you received featuring a
change of use from A1?
2) Of those applications in 1, how many of these were
3) How many planning applications have you received from Starbucks
(or their representatives) featuring a change of use from A1?
4) Of those applications in 3, how many of these were
Thank you for your email. This is to acknowledge receipt of your
request. Your request will be re- directed to an officer who will
I refer to your recent request under The Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Unfortunately, I cannot identify all the individual applications of the nature you have requested. I enclose a spreadsheet that includes all the applications we have received from 01/01/2004 to 01/08/2009. It should be fairly straightforward for you to identify all the relevant information.
We have not received any applications from Starbucks.
Please note the Lake District National Park are the planning authority for sites within the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales Planning Authority cover all sites in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
I hope this answers your query.
Senior Planning Technician
South Lakeland District Council
Direct tel. no 01539 717353
Thanks for the info - my work involves playing with data, so it was fine for me. Did a match for "CHANGE OF", "A1", "SHOP" and "RETRO" in the descriptive fields and came up with the following in case you're interested/save anyone else the work if they look at this:
39 planning applications featuring Change Of Use from A1/Shop.
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