Planning and enforcement

Planning and enforcement

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Why we collect information about you?

We may collect information for the following reasons:

  • Submission of a Planning application

  • Pre-application advice

  • Breaches within planning

  • Serving enforcement notices

  • Appeals on enforcement and planning decisions

  • Environmental impact assessment screening and scoping opinions

  • Section 106 agreements

  • Responses from consultees

  • Representation from members of the public

  • Tree preservation orders

  • To answer general and technical enquiries from public

  • Duty planner appointments

What information do we collect about you?

We collect names, address and contact details.

Who do we share the information with?

  • Other public authorities e.g. parish council, county, highways & neighbouring councils.

  • Elected members & MPs (as your representative)

  • Other departments within the authority e.g. environmental health, land drainage, legal services.

  • Members of the public

  • Expert witnesses

  • Planning consultants

  • Field experts e.g. flooding, natural environment, heritage

Is any information transferred to or stored on servers based outside the European Economic Area?

The information is stored on servers based in the UK.

How long do we keep your information?

Who do we collect information from?

From relevant officers and from the organisations and bodies set out in paragraph 3 above.

What are the consequences if we do not collect the data?

The authority will be unable to fulfil its statutory planning obligation.

Are any decision about you made by automatic means?


Last updated: 18 March 2018 (NS)