Planning performance statistics: second quarter, 2016-2017

This report presents the latest summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for July to September 2016 (Quarter 2).

7. Delegation Rates

Schemes of Delegation identify who will make the planning authority's decision on different types of planning application, whether it is an appointed officer or elected members. Delegation rates measure the proportion of planning decisions that are made by appointed officers. The delegation rate was 95.9% in the second quarter of 2016/17, higher than the previous quarter (95.4%), and the highest delegation rate since the since the start of this data collection in quarter one of 2012/13. ( Quarter 2, 2016/17 - Table 20)


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