TVGs processed against Planning Inspectorate opinion

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Dear Staffordshire County Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act I request the following information:

1. How many Town and Village Green (TVG) applications has this local authority (LA) dealt with since 19 July 2006. Or if this not possible to obtain then the best you can do, but please specify the period of the search.

2. Of these TVG applications returned in 1, for how many was the Planning Inspectorate's opinion that the TVG application was excluded? In other words that a trigger event had occurred with no closing event.

3. Of these TVG applications returned in 2, for how many did the processing of the TVG application continue, in other words the LA ignored the Planning Inspectorate's opinion that any TVG application was excluded.

4. For the TVG applications returned in 3, please supply details of location, LA decision on the application and any appeal details i.e. court reference and outcome.

Electronic versions of documents are acceptable and preferred.

Thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Reeves

Staffordshire County Council

Dear Malcolm Reeves,
 
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Dear Staffordshire County Council,

May I remind you that by law you are required to respond promptly and by 14 Sept 2020 (20 days). I realise that we are in Covid times but many other authorities have managed to reply and well within 20 days.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Reeves

Portch, David (Corporate), Staffordshire County Council

Dear Malcolm Reeves

Please accept our apologies for the delay in being able to provide you with a response within the statutory deadline.

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Access Team
Staffordshire County Council
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Portch, David (Corporate), Staffordshire County Council

Dear Malcolm Reeves

Thank you for your request for information. Apologies again for the delay in being able to provide you with a response.

Please find information provided by the relevant service team(s) below.

To our knowledge the county council have not processed any TVGs against the Planning Inspectorate.

There have only been 3 confirmed changes and 1 proposal in total. Further info is available on our website - https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Highway...

If you have any comments relating to how your request has been handled by our authority you should contact us in the first instance.  Send your comment or complaint to:

Access Manager, Access Team, Staffordshire County Council, 2 Staffordshire Place, Stafford ST16 2DH or email [Staffordshire County Council request email]

If you then have any further comments relating to how your request has been handled by our authority, please contact the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Regards
  
David Portch

Access Team
Staffordshire County Council
1 Staffordshire Place
Stafford
ST16 2DH

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Dear Portch, David (Corporate),

Thanks for the information.

Yours sincerely,

Malcolm Reeves

Portch, David (Corporate), Staffordshire County Council

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