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Customer Request Details

17 February 2021

1. What were the total number of planning applications in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 calendar years?

2. Of these applications, how many were retrospective applications rather than applications in advance of development?

3. What were the total number of applications for certificates of lawfulness of existing use or development (CLEUD), where use or development already existed in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 calendar years? These are sometimes known as lawful development certificates or certificates of lawful use. I do NOT want any details on CLOPUD applications.

Thank you


 



East Herts Council Response

26 February 2021

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

  1. What were the total number of planning applications in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 calendar years?

2018= 2614                       2019 = 2453                         2020 = 2387

  1. Of these applications, how many were retrospective applications rather than applications in advance of development?

2018= 82               2019= 41               2020= 35

  1. What were the total number of applications for certificates of lawfulness of existing use or development (CLEUD), where use or development already existed in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 calendar years? These are sometimes known as lawful development certificates or certificates of lawful use. I do NOT want any details on CLOPUD applications.

2018= 44               2019= 24               2020= 31

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