FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

09 September 2019

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act.  I would like the response to be completed electronically in format specified below if possible.

1)How many Planning applications were refused in each of the following years?

Year

Number of Applications Refused

1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014

 

1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015

 

1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016

 

1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017

 

1st January 2018 to 31st December 201

 

1st January 2019 to 1st September 20194

 

2)How many of the applications specified above were refused on Health and Wellbeing Related Planning Concerns? (Please supply reference numbers)

Year

Number of Applications Refused on Health and Wellbeing Related Planning Concerns

Reference Numbers

1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014

 

 

1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015

 

 

1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016

 

 

1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017

 

 

1st January 2018 to 31st December 201

 

 

1st January 2019 to 1st September 20194

 

 

3)How many Major Development Planning applications have been received in the following years?

Year

Number of Major Planning Application

1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014

 

1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015

 

1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016

 

1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017

 

1st January 2018 to 31st December 201

 

1st January 2019 to 1st September 20194

 

4)How many Major Development Planning applications were accompanied by a Health Impact Assessment? (Please supply reference numbers)

Year

Major Planning Application Accompanied by a Health Impact Assessment

Reference Numbers

1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014

 

 

1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015

 

 

1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016

 

 

1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017

 

 

1st January 2018 to 31st December 201

 

 

1st January 2019 to 1st September 20194

 

 

 

 



East Herts Council Response

10 September 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.

 



East Herts Council Response

10 September 2019

Further to your request for Information it is not possible to provide the information you requested as it is covered by an Absolute Exemption.

Section 21: Information already reasonably accessible.

The information is publicly available. A search can be undertaken by using the Council"s online system https://publicaccess.eastherts.gov.uk/online-applications/ 

For more information regarding this exemption is available here:

http://ico.org.uk/for_organisations/freedom_of_information/guide/~/media/documents/library/Freedom_of_Information/Detailed_specialist_guides/information-reasonably-accessible-to-the-applicant-by-other-means-sec21.pdf

 

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 17 this document acts as a Refusal Notice and the Information requested cannot be released.

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.

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.