Planning enforcement action against short-term lets

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Dear Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council,

I’m seeking details of enforcement action taken by your authority’s planning team in relation to properties offered for short-term lets via platforms such as Airbnb.

Please could you provide the following under the Freedom of Information Act:

The number of planning enforcement notices issued by your authority in relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to 2018/19.

The number of planning contravention notices issued by your authority in relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to 2018/19.

If available, please also provide the number of informal warnings issued by your authority’s planning team in relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to 2018/19.

Yours faithfully,

Mark Wilding

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Dear Mark Wilding,

 

Further to your recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act
2000, please find below the information requested:-  

 

The number of planning enforcement notices issued by your authority in
relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to
2018/19. Nil

The number of planning contravention notices issued by your authority in
relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to
2018/19. Nil

If available, please also provide the number of informal warnings issued
by your authority’s planning team in relation to short-term lets in each
financial year from 2011/12 to 2018/19. Nil

 

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Dear Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council,

I’m seeking details of enforcement action taken by your authority’s
planning team in relation to properties offered for short-term lets via
platforms such as Airbnb.

Please could you provide the following under the Freedom of Information
Act:

The number of planning enforcement notices issued by your authority in
relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to
2018/19.

The number of planning contravention notices issued by your authority in
relation to short-term lets in each financial year from 2011/12 to
2018/19.

If available, please also provide the number of informal warnings issued
by your authority’s planning team in relation to short-term lets in each
financial year from 2011/12 to 2018/19.

Yours faithfully,

Mark Wilding

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