Planning performance statistics: 2018-2019 yearend

Summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for October 2018 to March 2019 (quarters three and four), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2014-2015.

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8. Appeals and Local Reviews

Local Review Bodies[5] dealt with 146 cases in the third quarter of 2018/19, 55.5% of which had the original decision upheld. In quarter four there were 155 applications subject to local reviews with 61.9% resulting in the original decision being upheld. In the same period in the previous year 60.9% (of 133 cases) in quarter three and 62.0% (of 142 cases) in quarter four had their original decisions upheld.

In addition 51.1% (of 90 cases) of appeals to Scottish Ministers in quarter three and 50.0% (of 86 cases) in quarter four had the original decision upheld. This compares with 71.4% (of 77 cases) and 60.9% (of 69 cases) respectively for quarter three and quarter four in 2017/18 (Year End, 2018/19 – Tables 16 & 17).



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