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Planning performance statistics: 2018-2019 midyear

Published: 29 Jan 2019

Latest statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for April to September 2018 (quarters one and two), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2014-2015.

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Planning performance statistics: 2018-2019 midyear
4. Processing Agreements

4. Processing Agreements

Some local authorities use processing agreements where the developer and the local authority agree on timescales for decisions. When an application is subject to a processing agreement it is removed from average decision time calculations and reported separately (Midyear, 2018/19 – Table 1).

Table 1: Processing Agreements, 2018/19, Quarter 1 and 2

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Category of development

Number of Decisions

% Within Agreed Timescales

Number of Decisions

% Within Agreed Timescales

Major Applications

26

61.5%

35

77.1%

Local Applications

537

72.6%

514

77.0%

EIA Developments

3

66.7%

3

66.7%

Other Consents

108

71.3%

130

56.9%

Total

674

72.0%

682

73.2%

In the first six months of 2018/19 there were 1,356 applications decided that had processing agreements, 353 (35%) more than the same period in the previous year.

In quarter one 7.2% of all applications (674 of 9,406) had processing agreements, in quarter two this increased to 7.5% (682 of 9,099) of all applications having a processing agreement.

Chart 29: Proportion of applications with Processing Agreements

Chart 29: Proportion of applications with Processing Agreements


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