Town and Country Planning Act 1990 section 215

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Dear Manchester City Council,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST

Re: Town and Country Planning Act 1990 section 215

Dear Sirs

Could you please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

In each of the last 5 calendar years and in the year to date (reporting each year separately):

a) How many complaints has the Council received in respect of properties where one potential response to the complaint would be the issue of a section 215 notice or the issue of a warning letter prior to the issue of a section 215 notice
b) How many warning letters were the Council minded to issue
c) How many warning letters were issued
d) How many section 215 notices has the Council issued
e) Of those section 215 notices issued, how many have been appealed
f) What is the current status of the section 215 notices issued (resolved/outstanding/appealed/ etc)
g) What is the Councils budget in respect of section 215 notices for each year and what was the expenditure actually incurred for each year
h) How many days of officer’s time has been taken up considering and dealing with section 215 notices and consideration of matters where a section 215 notice may be an appropriate response
i) Was the issue of section 215 notices subject to the Scheme of Delegation for each of those years, and if so, to whom was the power to issue section 215 notices delegated
j) Has the Council at any time in committee or sub-committee debated or considered its policy on section 215 notices and could you provide copies of any minutes where a section 215 notice is mentioned

Please provide a copy of the Council’s currently agreed policy on section 215 notices and the date and copies of the minutes of the meeting where this policy was adopted.

Please provide a copy of the Planning Enforcement register for each of the last five calendar years and the year to date.

Yours faithfully,

Peter C. Bell

Manchester City Council

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Freedom of Information request - Town and Country Planning Act 1990 section 215

Dear Manchester City Council,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST

Re: Town and Country Planning Act 1990 section 215

Dear Sirs

Could you please provide the following information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000:

In each of the last 5 calendar years and in the year to date (reporting
each year separately):

a) How many complaints has the Council received in respect of
properties where one potential response to the complaint would be the issue
of a section 215 notice or the issue of a warning letter prior to the issue
of a section 215 notice
b) How many warning letters were the Council minded to issue
c) How many warning letters were issued
d) How many section 215 notices has the Council issued
e) Of those section 215 notices issued, how many have been
appealed
f) What is the current status of the section 215 notices issued
(resolved/outstanding/appealed/ etc)
g) What is the Councils budget in respect of section 215 notices
for each year and what was the expenditure actually incurred for each year
h) How many days of officer’s time has been taken up considering
and dealing with section 215 notices and consideration of matters where a
section 215 notice may be an appropriate response
i) Was the issue of section 215 notices subject to the Scheme of
Delegation for each of those years, and if so, to whom was the power to
issue section 215 notices delegated
j) Has the Council at any time in committee or sub-committee
debated or considered its policy on section 215 notices and could you
provide copies of any minutes where a section 215 notice is mentioned

Please provide a copy of the Council’s currently agreed policy on section
215 notices and the date and copies of the minutes of the meeting where
this policy was adopted.

Please provide a copy of the Planning Enforcement register for each of the
last five calendar years and the year to date.

Yours faithfully,

Peter C. Bell

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Manchester City Council

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Dear Mr Bell

Please find attached response to your request for information.

(See attached file: ResponseSOL9ZCKP8.pdf)

(See attached file: Wythenshawe Area Committee 25th March 2010.pdf)(See
attached file: Annex 1 to Council mins October 2013.pdf)(See attached file:
APPENDIX 1 - NDT CWS PL & BC available legislation FINAL VERSION.xls)(See
attached file: Communities and Neighbourhoods 8 March 2011.pdf)(See
attached file: Council October 2013.pdf)
(See attached file: Delegation of executive functions to the Head of
Neighbourhood Delivery.pdf)(See attached file: Economy Employment and
skillls eyesore sites sept 08 final.pdf)(See attached file: Economy
Employment and Skills 3 Sept 2008.pdf)(See attached file: Exec Minutes 11
Sept 2013.pdf)(See attached file: Item 6 Delegation Neighbourhood
Delivery.pdf)
(See attached file: Report to Communities and Neighbourhoods 8 March
2011.pdf)(See attached file: Scheme of Delegation March 2006.pdf)

Yours sincerely

Cath Cryer
Democratic Services
PO Box 532
Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester
M60 2LA

Email: [Manchester City Council request email]
Website: www.manchester.gov.uk

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