Planning performance statistics: third quarter, 2016-2017

Summary of statistics on planning decision-making and timescales, as well as historic data going back to 2012 to 2013.

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 94.9% in the third quarter of 2016/17, lower than the previous quarter (95.9%), but higher than quarter three in 2015/16 (94.6%). ( Quarter 3, 2016/17 - Table 20)


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