FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

05 June 2019

How many homes (houses/flats/apartments/bungalows etc) have been built/created in Eastherts since 2011? How many have planning permission to be built but not yet started?

 

How many of these homes are within the Ware town boundary?

 

How many of those within the Ware town boundary count towards the windfall numbers?

 

How many homes are currently being built at Crane Mead and are they included in the above figures?

 

As of  3/6/19 how many further homes have planning permission within the Ware town boundary?



East Herts Council Response

05 June 2019

I am writing to acknowledge your written request for information.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

The Act defines a number of exemptions, which may prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an assessment of your request and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.

There may be a fee payable for this information, this will be considered and you will be informed if any fees are payable.  In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working day time limit for the response is suspended until receipt of payment.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please do not hesitate to contact me.

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

Your personal details will be held within out Information Request case management system, and only used for the purposes of evaluating and processing your request.

While details of your information request may be published on the council website, your personal details will never be published or released to anyone outside the council unless it is required by the Information Commissioners Office.

Thank you for your request.

 



Customer

25 June 2019

Thank you for the email dated 5 June acknowledging my request. With a 20
day time limit does this mean I will receive the reply today so that I can
take the answer to a meeting?



Yours sincerely

 



East Herts Council Response

25 June 2019

Thank you for the email dated 5 June acknowledging my request. With a 20
day time limit does this mean I will receive the reply today so that I can
take the answer to a meeting?

 

The 20 day limit imposed by the act refers to 20 working days (weekends and public holidays are not counted) this places the deadline for response at 3/7/19 but if we are able to get a response out beforehand we will provide it.



Customer

25 June 2019

Many thanks for the prompt reply.



 



East Herts Council Response

02 July 2019

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

A. How many homes (houses/flats/apartments/bungalows etc) have been built/created in Eastherts since 2011?


4617 homes have been built between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2019.

 

B. How many have planning permission to be built but not yet started?


There are currently 4847 homes with planning permission which are yet to be completed.
 
C. How many of these homes are within the Ware town boundary?


186 of these homes with planning permission are in the Ware settlement boundary.

 

D. How many of those within the Ware town boundary count towards the windfall numbers?


All of these are windfall development.

 

E. How many homes are currently being built at Crane Mead and are they included in the above figures?


There are 101 homes being built at the land at Crane Mead. (Planning permission reference 3/14/1408/FP).  These homes are included in the 186 homes figure above.
 
F. As of  3/6/19 how many further homes have planning permission within the Ware town boundary?


 No data available yet

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.

 

 



Customer

02 July 2019

Many thanks for this useful information